Fathom Five National Marine Park Flowerpot Island and Cove Island Topo Map

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The Fathom Five National Marine Park protects over twenty historical shipwrecks and unique geological formations, including sea stacks and sea caves. It is located just offshore of the tip of the Bruce Peninsula. Flowerpot Island is probably the most popular destination among these islands. The island is named for its unique flowerpot-shaped sea stacks, one 23 feet high and a second 39 feet high. Flowerpot Island also has campsites, hiking trails, and a small harbor, making it a very popular destination for non-kayakers as well. In summer boats ferry passengers out to the island several times a day. Cove Island is a much larger island that is less developed and less frequently visited. No camping is allowed, but it is well worth a day visit. At the north end is a beautiful stone-block lighthouse with a tower 80 feet tall. It was built in 1850, but following a delay in receiving the Fresnel lens from France, it was not put into service until 1858. The east side of Cove Island has a beautiful rugged rock and cliff shore very similar to the Canadian north shore of Lake Superior.

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