Fort Point Lighthouse Park

Record #: ROQ0062
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2017
Last Full Update: 17 Nov 2017


Located In Liverpool
Where To Find Us
21 Fort Lane
Liverpool, NS
Areas Served Queens County (NS)


Phone 902-354-5741
Contact Director of Recreation and Community Facilities, Region of Queens Municipality; Phone: 902-354-5741; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Region of Queens Municipality 
PO Box 1264 
Liverpool, NS B0T 1K0
Fax 902-354-7473

Description & Services

Situated in Liverpool on the South Shore, Fort Point Lighthouse Park is the site where deMonts and Champlain landed in 1604 and a Privateers’ fort that defended the town and the trading routes in the 18th Century. The park surrounding this Provincial Heritage Property is open year-round offering picnic tables, interpretive panels and a beautiful view of Liverpool Harbour and Coffin Island Lighthouse. 
Fort Point Lighthouse has stood since 1855 and is open to visitors from June to September; guided tours with costumed interpreters and viewing binoculars are available. Heritage of the “Port of Privateers” is displayed in interpretive panels, models, and audiovisual presentations. Bus tours are welcome. 
Park with historic lighthouse 
Suitable for passive recreation 
Picnic tables 
Washroom facilities (late May to October only) 
Season Details: 
Lighthouse open mid-May to mid-October 
Park available year round 
Privateer Days activities (June) 
Occasional historic encampment
Dates June 1 - September 30