Keepers: John Hugh McDonald ( – 1915), James McEachern (1915 – 1931), Howard Carrigan (1931 – 1932), Fred Brow (1932 – 1945), Stephen C. Pelrine (1945 – at least 1957).
Located on the west side of the north entrance to Strait of Canso. Latitude: 45.69161, Longitude: -61.48836
For a larger map of North Canso Lighthouse, click the lighthouse in the above map.
From NS-104, take Exit 38, drive north a short distance, and then turn right onto NS-4E. Follow this road for 3-4 kilometres, and then turn left onto Lighthouse Road. Once on Lighthouse Road, take your second left and drive as far as conditions allow and then follow the road on foot to the lighthouse. It is roughly 1 kilometre from where you turn off Lighthouse Road to the lighthouse.
The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.