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Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival Northeastern Michigan Lighthouse Schedule October 9th through October 12th 2014


Tawas Point Lighthouse

Located within Tawas Point State Park

  • Gift Shop
  • Keeper’s Quarters Museum

Open Thursday – Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm

Climbing – yes     Charge –            $2.00 per person to enter Keeper’s Quarters and climb the tower  Michigan Recreation Passport required to enter State Park

Sturgeon Point Lighthouse

  • Keeper’s Quarters Museum
  • Gift Shop
  • One room log schoolhouse 1907-1940

Free Admission

Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm

Climbing – Friday – Sunday 11am – 3:30 pm        Charge –    $3.00 per person to climb the tower

Alpena Light

Lil’ Red is located at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River.  This light can be viewed from Thunder Bay Marina.

Middle Island Lighthouse – Boat Tours

Boat Tour Charge – Adults $35.00 per person, Children age 11 to 17 $25.00 per person, Children 10 & under $10.00 per person No reservations are taken.  For your own safety, tours are strictly weather-permitting. Sign up for a boat tour at the end of Rockport Road at the Public Boat Launch.  (Rockport Road is located approx. 7 miles north of Alpena off of US 23). The boat holds 11 passengers.   The last boat tour leaves for the island at approx. 5pm. The trip lasts for approx. 2 hours. Transportation is available across the island for the weary or young at heart. Cookies and refreshments are available. 

Open Thursday 2pm – 5pm. Friday through Saturday 9am – 5pm.

Sunday 9am – noon.

For more information, call (305) 900-8240.

  • Lighthouse – Doors are open to the Public Charge – Donation Requested
  • Keeper’s Quarters
  • Fog Horn Building
  • Out Buildings
  • Gift Shop

Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

  • Keeper’s Home
  • Museum
  • Gift Shop

Open Thursday noon – 5pm. Friday & Saturday 9 am – 6 pm. Sunday noon – 5pm

Climbing –    yes      Charge –         $3.00 per adult, $2.00 per child age 6 – 12, age 5 and under free

 New Presque Isle Lighthouse

  • 1905 Keeper’s Dwelling & Museum
  • Gift Shop

Lighthouse is Open Thursday noon – 5pm. Friday & Saturday 9am – 6pm. Sunday noon –5pm.

Keeper’s Dwelling is open Friday noon – 5pm. Saturday 11am – 5pm. Sunday from noon – 5 pm

Climbing –    yes      Charge –         $3.00 per adult, $2.00 per child age 6 – 12, age 5 and under free

40 Mile Point Lighthouse

  • Joseph S. Fay shipwreck on the beach
  • Museum – Gift Shop – Calcite Pilot House

Open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. Sunday Noon – 4pm.

Climbing – yes         Charge – none

Friday, October 10th, 40 Mile Point Society’s 14th Annual Night at the Lighthouse – Festive vintage Christmas decorations – an acoustic Musical Jam (join in) – light refreshments including hot spiced cider and a chance to see the lighthouse at night!

Cheboygan River Front Range Lighthouse

Cheboygan Crib Light

  • Gift Shop

Open Friday through Sunday from 9 am – 5 pm

Tours of the Crib Light need to be arranged with the volunteers at the Front Range Light.  There is a short ½ mile drive to the Crib Light, which visitors will make in their own vehicles following the volunteer.

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

  • Fog Horn Building
  • Out Buildings

Open Thursday thru Sunday from 9 am – 4:30 pm. Last admission at 4pm.         

Climbing – yes

Charge – $6.50 adult, children age 5 thru 17 $4.00, age 4 and under free

McGulpin Point Lighthouse

  • Gift Shop
  • Trail to the Straits of Mackinac 

Open Daily from 10 am – 8 pm through October 20th

Free Admission

Climbing – yes        

Charge – none

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