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Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse

Lighthouse Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468-9759
+1 888-265-2583
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What a terridic find!

We visited this RV park this summer and LOVED it! We had never been up this far in the thumb region... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017

What a gem of historical landmarks. Never knew this was here. Very well kept. As with most... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Lakeville, Michigan
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Lighthouse Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468-9759
+1 888-265-2583
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visited this RV park this summer and LOVED it! We had never been up this far in the thumb region of Michigan. Once we arrived we fell in love with the parks, beaches and serenity it had to offer. We rented out a rustic...More

Thank Christhenurse54
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

What a gem of historical landmarks. Never knew this was here. Very well kept. As with most lighthouses in Michigan, there are signs providing information about this lighthouse. There is a small gift shop. Everyone here was very friendly. There was even preparations for a...More

Thank gravesky
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Toured the lighthouse today! The lighthouse is open a few times a year for tours. We went on Sunday of Labor day. The volunteers who work there are very knowledgeable and it is very well run. There are 80 some steps to almost the top...More

Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the campground attached to the park. Beautiful view of Lake Huron but no access for swimming (big cliffs down to the water). Stayed at a full hook up site. Most of the full hook up sites facing the water are seasonal spots, which...More

Thank kllowi
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park & lighthouse. Look when lighthouse is open. Great educational tour of the working lighthouse. 86 steps to the top . Beautiful view. Enjoyed the lighthouse festival . Had music, food, vendors & activites for kids. Small gift shop. Nice park for a picnic...More

Thank gusdogDetroit
Reviewed 15 August 2017

On the Lake Huron Lighthouse Trail and well worth the stop. Plenty of parking, a small museum, and nice grounds....you can really walk around and see the harbor and lake. The history is well documented....plenty of tragedy happened here due to violent storms. Very well...More

1  Thank applegirl57
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I visited here on 7/26/17. Nice gift shop with friendly service. Museum is excellent with loads of history and how these light keepers had to live. Grounds are well kept with park nearby.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This lighthouse is located just outside Port Austin Michigan. It is still an active lighthouse. There is a very nice museum with the history of the lighthouse. Unfortunately the time we visited you could not climb to the tower. They only allow climbs to the...More

Thank Stendel
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Two for one, a lighthouse and a campground. Nice grass to sit on while grilling out and watch the sun godown while watching the birds fly over the lake. Life could not be much better than this.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stayed in a cabin this past weekend at the light house campground. The cabins are cute. Ours had a room with two sets of bunkbeds and another room with a full bed and table with chairs as well as a mini fridge. The sites...More

Thank elizabethw001
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9 April 2016|
Response from Scott T | Reviewed this property |
The tower is only open on special occasions. They have a wonderful museum at the bottom of the lighthouse which is open from Memorial day thru mid October. I think the tower is open to climb on the summer holidays. I have... More