Cape Spear National Historic Site

Located 11 km. southeast of St. John's, Cape Spear National Historic Site is famous as the most easterly point in North America. From the heights of it sheer cliffs, visitors have a spectacular view of the open Atlantic, making it an excellent spot for watching whales, seabirds and icebergs.

Visit the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland, dating from 1836. The lighthouse has been restored to its original appearance and furnished to reflect a lightkeeper's residence of 1839.

This site also features the Cape Spear Visitor Centre, gift shop and picnic area. Inquire about the summer concert series, weekend theatrical events and other special events.

Season: May 15 - Oct 15, Daily 10am-6pm.

Location: Route 11, Cape Spear

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1268
St. John's, NL, A1C 5M9

Telephone: 709-772-6367/709-772-4444

Fax: 709-772-6302

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