Keepers: William E. Watts ( – 1920), William Harry McFarlane (1920 – 1946), John Kenneth MacFarlane (1946 – 1966).
Located at the end of a spit on the south side of the entrance to Pictou Harbour. Latitude: 45.6872, Longitude: -62.6632
For a larger map of Pictou Bar Lighthouse, click the lighthouse in the above map.
From Pictou, take Highway 106 south to Exit 1A (Mt. William Road), and then drive east on Trenton Connector Road for 6.5 km (4 miles). Take a left onto Highway 348 and continue for 10 km (6 miles) to Fishers Grant, where you need to turn left onto Beach Road to access the spit that leads to the site of the former Pictou Bar Lighthouse.
The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.