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Newest Michigan Lighthouse

Interesting history on this lighthouse, first at a Tourist Center, now a functioning lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Holton, Michigan

The best view and access to the lighthouse is from St Ignace Marina. There is also parking and... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Interesting history on this lighthouse, first at a Tourist Center, now a functioning lighthouse. Nice park and easy location to find.

Thank marilyng754
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The best view and access to the lighthouse is from St Ignace Marina. There is also parking and restrooms

Thank 116sibylleb
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a very nice lighthouse. The pier that it's located on has really good views of the water, and provides great pictures.

Thank khmead3
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The ligthhouse and the view were pretty good. The splash pad is fun for the kids. Good history about how they used to move trains from the lower peninsula to the U.P

Thank theleesons
Reviewed 7 August 2018

While strolling around St Ignace, Mich its a neat place to walk and read about the history of the boat docks and ferries that were used to cross the straights,

3  Thank richjacob1
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited July 10th. This lighthouse is not open to climbing but it's on a boardwalk which makes it very easy to get to. And if you like lighthouses, it's another one to visit. It's in a nice little park with water fountains and little...More

Thank J-K-B10_85
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Fun family walk out to the lighthouse, kids enjoyed it and we were all impressed with the boardwalk.

Thank maurbol
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Not much to say about this lighthouse. Easy to get to but nothing special. Short walk down a pier to see it.

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

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
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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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