Lighthouses of Canada: Saskatchewan

Canada's prairie province of Saskatchewan has no officially maintained lighthouses. The province does have many lakes and reservoirs. Even though they are unofficial, the Directory lists lighthouses if they stand beside navigable water, have some plausible navigational value, and are active during the local boating season.

Lighthouse
** Cochin
1989. Active (privately maintained); focal plane about 48 m (155 ft); flashing white light. 11.5 m (38 ft) hexagonal wood tower with lantern and gallery. Jocelyn Lehman's photo is at right, Lighthouse Digest has a photo by Amy Chang, Michelle Paul has a 2012 photo, Clay Smith has a 2011 photo, and Google has a street view and a satellite view. Built as a tourist attraction, the lighthouse overlooks both Cochin and Jackfish Lakes from the narrow isthmus between the two. It stands on Pirot Hill, a site donated by Don and Hilda Pirot. The lighthouse was renovated in 2017. Located on SK 4 just north of Cochin, Saskatchewan. Site open, tower apparently open in season (details are needed). Owner/site manager: Village of Cochin.

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Cochin Light, Cochin, October 2010
Flickr Creative Commons photo by Jocelyn Lehman

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Posted November 25, 2007. Checked and revised September 16, 2017. Lighthouses: 3. Site copyright 2017 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.