Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 21
Height of Focal Plane: 28
Characteristic and Range: Fixed green, visible for eight nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square white tower on corner of white square building.
This light is operational
1852: White octagonal wooden tower, with dwelling attached, destroyed by erosion 1945. Replaced by a pole light, then a skeleton tower until 1980.
Date Established: 1886
Date Present Tower Built: 1980
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
The lighthouse is at the end of Wharf Road, at the end of a breakwater in Parrsboro Harbour. The walk on the breakwater is strenuous.