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Tawas Point Lighthouse

686 Tawas Beach Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730-9502
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Michigan perfection

Beautiful lighthouse. There are trees, sand and the sound of waves and wind in the distance. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
very nice view.

The view from the ground is nice. I don't have a head for heights so I've never been to the top... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Midland, Michigan
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“state park” (19 reviews)
686 Tawas Beach Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730-9502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful lighthouse. There are trees, sand and the sound of waves and wind in the distance. There is a cute little souvenir shop onsite too. The person running the shop was very nice. Would recommend this to everyone! Oh, this is in a park that...More

Thank RockyShoal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the ground is nice. I don't have a head for heights so I've never been to the top. My boyfriend has went all the way up in the past and he says it is beautiful, as have other people I've talked to...More

Thank momma_of_kitties
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The East Tawas lighthouse was nice stop on out trip. We only came because we like to visit lighthouses. The was the first lighthouse tour for the volunteer lighthouse keepers. They did a very good job and were fun to speak with. We also walked...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a group of 15 family members to see the Lighthouse. We ended up at the beach and the water was super cold but still managed to survive swimming there. We enjoyed flying kites and just hanging out. Once we were tired of the beach...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was an interesting spot to visit. Nice grounds to walk around in. Written plaques, etc. gave interesting accounts of hazards of early travel on the Great Lakes. Good washrooms.

Thank Lyndell O
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I didn't stop here to visit, but it sure looked like a great place to explore. Instead, I had a friend drop me off here and run back to the Tawas Bay Beach Resort which is exactly 4 miles.

1  Thank His_N_Hers_USA
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Awesome! Breath taking views, beautiful state park. The light house keepers, Cindy & Eric, were absolutely wonderful! And very knowledgeable! Even if you can't handle doing the stairs to the top, it is still well worth the stop! ENJOY!!!

Thank Jable
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My 8 year old and 4 year old climbed to the top and down. It has a great view! Be sure to check the climb times as it is not open all the time.

Thank 283Heather
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the state park and were informed we had to pay $9 because we were from out of state to enter the park. We said we were just going to see the lighthouse not actually staying to use the park would we still...More

Thank jan1015
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Tawas Point Lighthouse no longer lights. It's been sad to see it go dark. I've been awed by it's beauty in the night sky for 59 years. I welcome any effort to illuminate it as it should be. I will gladly contribute.

Thank charles c
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