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Cape Forchu Lightstation, Yarmouth
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Head to the edge of the rocky headland and climb to the top of Cape Forchu Lightstation, a lighthouse operational since 1840 surrounded by untouched, natural landscape. The tower features an "apple core" design, painted in white and red. A museum operates in the lightkeeper's house, exhibiting an array of photos and memorabilia. Pop into the tourist shop where you can buy handmade items such as small handcrafted buoys, glass ornaments, and beach glass items. You can also walk around the park that surrounds the lighthouse, which features paths, picnic sites, and views of the coast and open water. Put Cape Forchu Lightstation into our Yarmouth family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The lighthouse sits across the harbor from the town of Yarmouth. The view is just beautiful. There is a display of artifacts inside the lighthouse with a staff to answer your questions and tell you in...  more »
  • The cape forchu light station has a beautiful view of the harbor. It also has a very easy walking trail. It is also a good place to catch Pokemon. 
  • The drive out to the Lighthouse is an amazing adventure on a narrow 2 lane road. If there were more places to stop on the side of the road I could have taken many more pictures. Once at the Lighthouse...  more »