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Beaver Head Lighthouse

26215 Main St, Beaver Island, MI
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Visit lighthouse on the banks of Beaver Island

This is a unique lighthouse near the southern end of Beaver Island. It has a large residential... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy B
Beaver Island, Michigan
Historical lighthouse on Beaver Island

We went to Beaverhead lighthouse as part of our tour. There are no guides there, but you can go up... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Belleville, Il
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26215 Main St, Beaver Island, MI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique lighthouse near the southern end of Beaver Island. It has a large residential building attached to it. If you are steady and strong with a little bit of bravery still in you, the circular stairway leading to the very top is...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Beaverhead lighthouse as part of our tour. There are no guides there, but you can go up the steps and view from the top. Interesting history, we always love to visit all the light houses.

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 24 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
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