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We had occasion last weekend to take a tour of the South Pierhead Lighthouse with a couple of out-of-town friends. Having grown up in Muskegon, I don’t remember tours being offered in that era. Now, living back in Muskegon after living away for many years...I...More
I’ll start off by saying - I saw my future self after meeting one of the Lighthouse keepers.
I love meeting people that LOVE what they do. And she does. I cannot recall her name for the life of me, but the history she provided...More
I took my 10 year old son out to Muskegon Lighthouse today in the falling snow and below zero temperatures. We hiked the pier to the end of the trail. It was extremely dangerous today as the boulders were slick and icy. We moved slow...More
We had two 8 year olds interested in seeing the "INSIDE" of a lighthouse. We initially drove up to Montague but via our travel ended up on the wrong side of the harbor and had no way to cross to get in ... we saw...More
It's a great old lighthouse. We're glad we stopped and yes, we did go,out to the lighthouse. However, the cool part it getting there. First, if you arrive along Beech Street don't be deterred by the crowds along the beech. Clear at the end in...More
We walked out on the pier to the lighthouse. The city or county has done some repairs to the part of the pier that you walk on which is nice so there is now less of a chance of someone tripping. The view is incredible....More
In the summer months, the beautiful lighthouse at the entrance of Muskegon's harbor can be toured on M, W, F, & Saturday afternoons. But it costs nothing to walk out to it on the pier just behind the Coast Guard building on Beach Street. And...More
Located on the pier behind the Beach Street Coast Guard Facility, this red lighthouse is at the entrance to Muskegon's harbor. It's now owned by a lighthouse conservation group and the 53-foot tall lighthouse is available for tours during the summer in the afternoon on...More
We found free street parking by the Coast Guard entrance to the pier. You can walk down the pier to the Lighthouse and pay a small fee to climb it (I believe it was $3). The view at the top is great, and the volunteers... More
We found free street parking by the Coast Guard entrance to the pier. You can walk down the pier to the Lighthouse and pay a small fee to climb it (I believe it was $3). The view at the top is great, and the volunteers running the Lighthouse are friendly and knowledgeable!