Swallowtail Lighthouse

Grand Manan Island

Park Amenities:
Interpretive Centre
Interpretive Signs

Swallowtail Lighthouse

Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, NB

Canada Parks, Trails & Places Guide

Swallowtail Lighthouse is located on the northern end of Grand Manan Island on a long peninsula in-between Sawpit Cove and Pettes Cove. The wooden 1860 Swallow Tail Lighthouse is recognized as a National Historic Building. A short hiking trail with 54 steps, a wooden bridge and then a gravel trail connect travelers to the attraction.

What are the Things To Do, Activities, Adventures at the Swallowtail Lighthouse?

Swallowtail Lighthouse adventures, and activities most enjoyed at the lighthouse includes sightseeing, picnicking, hiking, birding (birdwatching) and walking.

Why the Swallowtail Lighthouse?

The Swallowtail Lighthouse is one of the must-see attractions on the island. Not only is the location beautiful but the whole approach to the lighthouse is stunning. One of the best spots for sunsets and for viewing the ferry coming and going.

What are the highlights, amenities, services located at the Swallowtail Lighthouse?

A few of the more popular highlights, amenities and services located at the Swallowtail Lighthouse are walking trail, gift shop, welcome centre, sightseeing benches, museum, viewing deck, picnic area, washrooms, and information signs.

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Swallowtail Lighthouse
Lighthouse Road
Grand Manan Island

How To Get ToSwallowtail Lighthouse

From the Grand Manan Island Ferry Terminal (North Head) travel Highway 776 north which turns into Old Airport Road. Soon after take a right onto Lighthouse Road to the parking lot of the Swallow Tail Lighthouse. From the ferry it is 1.5 kilometres to the lighthouse.
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