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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Locations & Dates

  • 20km from Route 10 via gravel road, Cape Race
  • 46.6586, -53.0739
  • Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2019



  • Inquire at the Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre. 709.438.1100