Impact of COVID-19 on Cape Forchu

March 24th, 2020 Update

Cape Forchu Lighthouse and the Leif Erikson Trail are now closed as per Minister Porter’s declaration of a provincial state of emergency due to COVID-19.

Important resources and links

  • You risk a fine if found in violation of accessing the grounds at Cape Forchu, not following the self-isolation protocols or practicing social distancing. For more information on the provincial state of emergency visit:
  • For up to date information and resources regarding COVID-19 for travelers visit:

How to enjoy Cape Forchu while staying at home

  • Continue to vote and follow along with our "Cape Forchu March Photo Madness" tournament. We love the friendly competition! Next poll and vote will resume tomorrow at 10 am.
  • Be a "virtual traveler" and visit Cape Forchu from the comfort of your home on webcam:

We will update you as soon as our site and trail are opened to the public again.

Stay safe and see you at Cape Forchu as soon as possible!