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Wawatam Lighthouse

Saint Ignace, MI
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Be sure when you take the boardwalk around the Huron shoreline, that you stop by this lighthouse... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rhonda W
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
What a beauty

Enjoy the view at night, at the tip of the harbor. Along the boardwalk you can get an up close view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oxengirl
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Canton Michigan
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  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“light house” (5 reviews)
“splash pad” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (5 reviews)
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Saint Ignace, MI
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Reviewed yesterday

Be sure when you take the boardwalk around the Huron shoreline, that you stop by this lighthouse. Read how it got from Flint MI to St. Ignace.

Thank Rhonda W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the view at night, at the tip of the harbor. Along the boardwalk you can get an up close view or enjoy it from afar. Sit & watch the boats come in, enjoy the stars or just sit & relax.

Thank oxengirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked the Huron boardwalk with my husband. Watch the ferries take off and come in from the island at the lighthouse. Very cute lighthouse. This is an activity for all ages. You can see the marina, activities for children and amazing historical facts on the...More

Thank DempsL
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Historical setting of the Chief Wawatam ferry with good Historical display info on that boat and its service. I was walking around all of St Ignace (3 miles total) on Monday afternoon (oct 2nd) and was very glad to come across this cool park and...More

2  Thank MALsVETTE
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I'm a big lighthouse fan, and this was not disappointing, Beautiful lighthouse, sits at the end of a pier. Not really a whole lot else to see near it, but beautiful against the lake just the same.

1  Thank laurel d
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We walked out along the boardwalk a short distance from the car park. One of many lakeside lighthouses. Pleasant garden nearby with water fountain to amuse the children. Saw waterfowl swimming close by.

Thank John T
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Be sure to walk the full length of the boardwalk to the lighthouse. The view is wonderful. We walked it during sunset and got some beautiful pictures. This is not a lighthouse you can go inside of.

Thank marybT5775QN
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We walked out the boardwalk to the lighthouse after dinner across the street. It was very scenic with the setting sun.

1  Thank kateben05
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Love walking out to the light house. Well kept area rich with local history. Great place for photos. If your kids play Pokémon Go, the lighthouse is a gym. Some rare Pokémon along the way.

2  Thank Travelinklan
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you are looking for an after dinner walk with amazing photos this is the place to go!! As the sun is setting it is breathtaking and conveniently located right behind Mackinac Grille.

Thank Ray O
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