Welcome to the Cape Forchu Lightstation, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia!
Celebrating 175 years: 1840-2015
Watch this site and follow us on Facebook (link below) for coming events.
Click here for a look back (video 1:20, by Bruce Bishop Communications Ltd.)

Canada's Great Public Space 2012 - Canadian Institute of Planners Great Places In Canada Competition
News stories - April 26, 2012: Yarmouth Vanguard / Halifax Chronicle Herald
Best Ocean View, and Best Experience for Visitors: climbing the rocks at Cape Forchu
Best of Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Awards 2013   full results: YAS Stakeholder Portal

Check out the views in our Photo Gallery

Gift shop, Museum, and Tea Room closed for the season.
Thanks for visiting this year; please come see us in 2015!


Welcome Friends of the Light history museum
park tea room gift shop map directions
events hours of operation guestbook links


The Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society
77-2 Parade St., Suite 105
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B5A 3B3

Tel: (902) 742-4522 (seasonal)
E-Mail: yarlighthouse@eastlink.ca

Physical address:
1856 Cape Forchu
Hwy #304, Yarmouth Co. NS, B5A 4G7


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most uncredited photos on this site © Cliff Gavel, Debbie Roberts, Zelaina Strug-Zelmer

© 2014 The Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society
Site administrator: Jim Rideout