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Name: Wood Islands Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Southeastern coast of P.E.I


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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Wood Islands Development Corporation

Telephone: 902-962-3110

Contact Address Information:
Wood Islands Lighthouse
Wood Islands
Prince Edward Island, C0A 2J0, Canada

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 80

Characteristic and Range: Iso White 10s, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red lantern, attached to keeper's house.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Integral keeper's quarters.

Date Established: 1876

Date Present Tower Built: 1876

Date Automated: 1980

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Directions:
At Wood Island, instead of going through the toll booth for the ferry to Caribou, NS, turn onto the bypass road which will take you to Wood Islands Provincial Park. The lighthouse is at the end of the road. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available in summer. A gift shop is located on the main floor and sells locally-made crafts.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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