Cape Race Lighthouse

Cape Race

Cape Race Lightstation is a National Historic Site. The lighthouse contains one of the most powerful lights in the world. It is an important landfall marker for North America. The first and last light seen by many vessels crossing the Atlantic. It is still manned year around.

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Hiking and walking trails, berry picking nearby, lookout/viewing point, wildlife, monuments / memorial and plaques.

Helpful Information

Inquire at the Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre. 709.438.1100

Contact Information

20km from Route 10 via gravel road , Cape Race
46.6586, -53.0739 (Download GPX)
Jul 1 - Oct 15
+1 (709) 438 1100
+1 (709) 438 1116


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