NameCape Croker lighthouse
AddressOwen Sound ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Located roughly midway between Cabot Head and the town of Owen Sound, Cape Croker is a prominent headland that mariners were advised to give a berth of at least 400 yards. On July 5, 1902, a light and fog alarm, described as follows by the Department of Marine, were placed in operation on the northeast extremity of the cape. The combined lighthouse and fog alarm building is a wooden structure, surmounted by a square wooden lantern, and stands 65 feet back from the water's edge...
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Visitor Info
From Highway 6, just north of Wiarton, go east on Bruce Road 9. After 6. 1 km (3. 8 miles), turn right onto Bruce Road 18. After 5. 2 km (3. 25 miles), turn left onto Purple Valley Road. After 2. 1 km (1. 3 miles), turn right onto Coveneys Road. After 3. 7 km (2. 3 miles), Coveneys Road will become Port Elgin Bay Road. Continue for 3. 7 km (2. 3 miles) more until you reach the water, and then turn left onto Lakeshore Boulevard. Follow this road along the water for 3. 5 km (2. 2 miles), and when it ends, turn left onto Community Centre Road. Take your next right, Pit Road, the next left, Wilmers Road, and finally your next right, Lighthouse Road, which after 6. 7 (4. 2 miles) will end at Cape Croker Lighthouse. The lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates44.95595, -80.96040
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