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Beaver Head Lighthouse

26215 Main St, Beaver Island, MI
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Open for viewing

Typical lighthouse. You can go all the way up and check out the view. There is no fee to go up to... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Owensboro, Kentucky
via mobile
Wonderful view

Climb the winding iron stairs up to the top of the lighthouse, and be rewarded with an excellent... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
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5 Jul 2017
“Open for viewing”
24 Jun 2017
“Wonderful view”
26215 Main St, Beaver Island, MI
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Typical lighthouse. You can go all the way up and check out the view. There is no fee to go up to the top.

1  Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Climb the winding iron stairs up to the top of the lighthouse, and be rewarded with an excellent view. Or go down the many stairs to the shore of Lake Michigan. Both very peaceful and enjoyable.

1  Thank visitor999Ohio
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The interior is said to have been restored. but we could not get in to see it because the doors were locked the two times we went by. the out side was a light house. nothing special.

Thank hevan4
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you have a car, you must go to the Beaver Head Lighthouse. There's a nice small exhibit inside the main building that describes the history of the light and the lens is on display as well. For those interested in climbing to the top,...More

2  Thank dre51
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a great experience! There are hardly any lighthouses that you can climb at all, let alone unattended. If you are afraid of spiders this is not the trip for you, the top has quite a few. The view is amazing. The building is...More

Thank SandyK14
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse is located at the southern most tip of Beaver Island. It's a long ride down very bumpy and dusty roads. Make sure you stop at all the beaches and birding trails on your way down to the lighthouse. It will make a very...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Surrounded by the white of the snow and the white of the frozen lake, the lighthouse hails as a beacon, especially since its restoration with paint last year. Looks excellent!

Thank MurJD
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Beaver Head Lighthouse is actually located on East Side Drive at the Southern end of Beaver Island. It is one of only a very few Light Towers one can climb unattended (another is Peninsula Point in the Michigan UP). The building has been saved and...More

2  Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 18 September 2014

The lighthouse is on the far southern tip of the island and is one of the few that you can climb inside up to the top. Nice view but the staircase would not be for small children or anyone with limitations in climbing ( or...More

2  Thank cebee
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Was a stop on our island tour. We climbed to the top of the tower but narrow & dirty windows. We have toured many lighthouses & this would be near the bottom of the list. The house attached to the actual lighthouse not open for...More

3  Thank paelse
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