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Lighthouse Foot Path


Presqu'ile Provincial Park   

Take a stroll past the Lighthouse Interpretive Centre to see the second oldest operating lighthouse on the Ontario side of the Great Lakes. Read about Presqu'ile's rich cultural history at significant sights along the way.

This path also provides excellent birding opportunities during migration. A mecca for birdwatchers every spring and fall, this peninsula south of Brighton is a major flyway for migrating birds, home to waterfowl and shorebirds, and a staging point for Mexico-bound monarch butterflies.

A long boardwalk crosses wetlands where marsh birds live and fish spawn. On islands to the west, colonies of gulls, cormorants, terns and herons nest. At the tip of the park are Ontario's second-oldest operating lighthouse and the original lighthouse keeper's cottage.



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