Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Cana Island Light

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Name: Cana Island Light

Location (State or Province): Wisconsin

Date Established: 1870

Optics: Third Order Fresnel lens

Markings: White steel

Structure: Cream birck, enclosed with white steel shell 1902

Range: 18 miles

Characteristics: White flashing

Elevation: 27m (89ft)

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Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:31 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Highway 57 north of Baileys Harbor, take County Highway Q east for 3.5 miles to Cana Island Road. Turn right on Cana Island Road and follow it for 2.4 miles to its end. Along the way you will pass the Spikehorn Campground. Park near the end of the road and walk across the causeway to the island.

The Cana Island Lighthouse is open daily from early May to late October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. An entry fee is charged to access the lighthouse grounds, and an additional fee must be paid to climb the tower. For more information, call (920) 743-5958.

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