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 Salmon River, NS    
Lighthouse accessible by car and a short, easy walk.
Description: Salmon River Lighthouse is a standard pepper-shaker-style light erected in 1924 on the end of the breakwater at Salmon River, north of Yarmouth near Cape St. Mary's. The light ceased operation in the 1980s and was purchased and moved to West Pubnico. An Arcadian craft shop, La Lighthouse de Pombcoup, has been attached to the lighthouse. Visitors to the shop can enter the base of the light, but can not climb up into the lantern room.

Location: Located alongside Route 335 in West Pubnico.
Latitude: 43.689287
Longitude: -65.795059

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Travel Instructions: From Pubnico leave the Lighthouse Route (Route 3) and drive 1.8 km (1.1 miles) south on Route 335. The Salmon River Lighthouse and gift shop will be on the left. The gift shop can be reached at (902) 762-2498. In 2011, it appeared that the gift shop is no longer open.

The lighthouse is privately owned. Grounds open, tower closed.

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