We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
definitely worth a stop

This is the oldest timber-frame lighthouse on Lake Erie & is definitely worth a stop for a photo-op... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teresa G
,
Alamosa, Colorado
Port Clinton’s newest attraction!

Local craftsmen worked together to build the new Port Clinton Lighthouse as authentic as possible... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Tomicatawba
via mobile
Read all 46 reviews
25
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“portage river”(5 reviews)
“light house”(4 reviews)
“timber frame”(2 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
399 E Perry Street, Port Clinton, Ohio, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (46)
Filter reviews
46 results
Traveller rating
20
17
7
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
17
7
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews portage river light house timber frame current location small park area restoring op history benches rocks stroll climb volunteers information
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the oldest timber-frame lighthouse on Lake Erie & is definitely worth a stop for a photo-op just for that reason. It is a small lighthouse & you can't go inside (maybe you can during the regular season, not sure, as we were there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Local craftsmen worked together to build the new Port Clinton Lighthouse as authentic as possible. An exciting new addition to the public waterfront area,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tomicatawba
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Smaller lighthouse but was very rewarding learning the history of the area . The water and sand is close so I was able to get my little beach time :) . I have never seen an area that was polluted with shells so I was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The lighthouse isn't that impressive compared to the others in that area but the history was worth it. Being on the beach allowed me to look for beach glass as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank enelson6
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Easy walk to get to the lighthouse and the park with it. They were adding another building when we were there. Nice place for a walk and to watch the lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EttaJane
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Congrats to all the volunteers and donors who made this possible! Even if you have elders in the car who aren't up to a lot of walking - the light house is easily visible from the car or you can use a wheelchair. Nice walkway...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Easy to get to, parking is right out front. It's nice to walk to, park is nearby along with the marine.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tammy f
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This lighthouse has been here for several generations and visiting and seeing it is free so go ahead and see it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keninnis
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It was nice to visit and easily accessible. They have done a great job restoring the old lighthouse.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greg T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Girlfriend and I stopped while cruising the Lake Erie coast, beautiful day to walk out to waters edge and get some pictures. Place wasn't very busy on a Monday, good time to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
OurGuest Inn & Suites
136 reviews
.20 km away
Arlington Inn
100 reviews
.35 km away
The Island House Hotel
430 reviews
.48 km away
Beachfront Resort
85 reviews
.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 81 nearby restaurants
Ala Carte Cafe
153 reviews
.53 km away
Coffee Express
87 reviews
.59 km away
Rosie's Bar & Grill
181 reviews
.44 km away
Dock's Beach House
316 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 41 nearby attractions
The Jet Express
255 reviews
.58 km away
Fisherman's Wharf
28 reviews
.41 km away
Lakeview Park
12 reviews
.92 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Yadav N
8 March 2018|
Answer
Response from kxiong | Reviewed this property |
Truly anytime before the sun goes down. It’s a small park and you won’t run into traffic.
0
Votes