Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, Rocky Harbour

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
Strikingly white against the blue sky, Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse provides arguably the finest views in the area--especially impressive at sunset. Built in the 19th century, this lighthouse is part of a national park that offers many walking trails, scenic viewpoints, and picnic areas. Drop by the lighthouse keeper's house to see an exhibit of local artifacts, or join an educational presentation to hear folk songs performed and learn about the hardships fishermen endured while living and working in along this rugged coastline. Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Gros Morne National Park Edition.
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TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful lighthouse. Great displays inside. Ranger talk was ok but dumbed down for the kids. Nice paths around the lighthouse. Stop multiple times as the light can change the view of the lighthouse a...  more »
  • Went during the middle of the day during the week. Had a local guide onsite to explain a brief history of the area. Very informative and interesting. Then explored the trails around the lighthouse to ...  more »
  • A few of the people (with me) did not know that there is a trail here, and you actually should walk that trail, it's pretty. Don't just go directly to the lighthouse. There is a map located outside of...  more »
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  • beautiful display here at this lighthouse. Take a good walk around.
  • Short trails with fantastic views of Rocky Harbour and the mouth of Bonne Bay. Parks staff are fantastic and knowledgeable about the area.
  • Interesting historical information. Good and relatively easy walk-paths around the lighthouse. Exceptional view of the ocean.
  • Neat little trails and good places to sit and enjoy the sights. The lighthouse keeper's residence is neat too.
  • Great views and a lot of interesting information and knowledgeable staff inside the lighthouse. Would definitely recommend stopping by if in the area and interested in learning about the history of the area.