Lion's Head Lighthouse
Lion's Head Lighthouse
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A wonderful little lighthouse located at Lion's Head on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario. It's the gateway to a municipal harbour, one of the deepest on Gerogian Bay. A peaceful place to relax in the summer and take in the crystal clear waters and magnificent cliffs just opposite the lighthouse. Winter is just as wonderful as the ice builds up on it and the stormy waves crash over the jetty. Well worth a stop in Lion's Head to see it.
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adventureme
Brantford, Canada137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Great location at the water to snap a beautiful photo of this charming lighthouse! Great parking location and a nice area to walk around.
Written August 13, 2023
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E-to-W_n_back
Guelph, Canada80 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Great location for a picture, especially for those with mobility limitations. You can drive up quite close and you can get reasonably close with a wheelchair or walking on level ground. If you are looking for an unusual style of lighthouse, you'll need to go somewhere else.
Written July 2, 2023
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Smooth
Ontario, Canada29 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Solo
The area from the boat channel by the lighthouse to the first shoreline cottage is about 770 meters. As far as I an tell there is only 1 piece of private property contained in this stretch of stone beach. This private property is about 40 meters in length and goes from the large stones that parallel the road to the water’s edge. This property is indeed owned privately by my family since the1960’s. So, yes the land is private and there is a valid deed to prove it. What you choose to call exploring is actually trespassing. As you acknowledged in your post there are private property signs posted which you chose to ignore. It is not a really a nice experience to have to deal with trespassers who know that they are trespassing. So of the approximately 770 meters it looks like about 730 are publically accessible.
Written November 10, 2022
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Fabioa G
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
The small area open to the public is nice. Parking is pricey but the pebbles and the water are fantastic. However don’t dare to explore further as there are signs of private property and no trespassing everywhere. We were by the lake just strolling and the “owners of the land” kicked us out. Not really a nice experience. The whole Bruce Peninsula is beautiful, as long as you own the beach and the lake, if not, you’re not welcome.
Written August 18, 2022
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aspoe093
Pierre, SD688 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
Pretty solid lighthouse. There is a fee for parking so prepare to pay but plenty to do in that area so I would go there and then the beach
Written July 27, 2022
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HappyTraveller
Toronto, Canada226 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
The kids enjoyed running around in the pebbles and building structures with them. The spot was calm. We were interested in the Bayview Astronomy activities, but they are closed for 2022.
Written July 25, 2022
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Smooth
Ontario, Canada29 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
At the moment the small park has been turned into parking for a fishing derby. What a shame. Normally parking is limited which is good.
Written July 25, 2022
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daniel f
Kemble, Canada911 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
Picked a very windy ,grey , and cold day to look over the new and improved lighthouse, It looks just like the original only made better and in a better place, awesome view from here, do have a look if ever this way, cheers
Written December 5, 2021
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Smooth
Ontario, Canada29 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Couples
The place is pretty well ruined by the huge influx of people. Parking, littering, dog droppings, and trespassing are just some of the problems that have increased exponentially. There is nothing like being told you don’t own the land that has been in your family for 6 decades.
Written November 7, 2021
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Jjoe
10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
The lighthouse has still not be replaced although they are working on it. Lion’s Head has be swamped by tourist. Not enough infrastructure. Parking inadequate and trash and feces, both dog and human, has become a real problem. Trespassing has become the norm. Please stay away.
Written May 7, 2021
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