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Bike Route, Cape Forchu

Traffic: Moderate
Road Condition: Paved
Distance: 10 km, one way
Terrain: Gently Rolling

The road out to Cape Forchu Lightstation twists and turns, offering dozens of spots for photographers. The route hugs the ocean, and passes through an active fishing village in John's Cove. There are several stops to pull over and rest, or to explore the coastline. The lightstation itself at the end of the route is the 2nd most photographed in Nova Scotia.

From the Visitor Information Centre in Yarmouth, turn left onto Main Street heading North. Turn left turn onto Hwy 304 south, Vancouver Street (horse statue at intersection). Turn left on Leif Erikson Dr., stay on Hwy 304 until the very end; the road ends at Cape Forchu.

Bike Route, Cape Forchu