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Little Sable Point Lighthouse

287 N Lighthouse Dr, Mears, MI 49436
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Nice but average lighthouse. Open certain times for climbing.

Getting to the lighthouse is a bit of an adventure. It's at the end of a dead end road, on the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Beautiful scenery from the top!

It was $5 each to climb the lighthouse and it was definitely worth it. Bring cash to pay. The view... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jayce D
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“nice beach” (18 reviews)
“parking lot” (26 reviews)
“lake michigan” (50 reviews)
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287 N Lighthouse Dr, Mears, MI 49436
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Getting to the lighthouse is a bit of an adventure. It's at the end of a dead end road, on the southern portion of Silver Lake state park. One tip, if you don't have a Michigan parks recreation pass and/or don't want to pay the...More

Thank copperdragon66
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was $5 each to climb the lighthouse and it was definitely worth it. Bring cash to pay. The view from the top is amazing! The stairs might scare you a little if you are afraid of heights though. Beautiful structure and was impressed by...More

Thank Jayce D
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach around is clean but was quite populated at the time. The lighthouse is very ordinary with no exceptional views.

Thank SamAnu89
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was a beautiful day, took drive from Mears. The view was something out of a movie. Would highly recommend. Would be a great picnic destination.

Thank Rodaccarey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a a beautiful light house on the shores of Lake Michigan. You can walk to the light house and beach for free but there is a fee to hike to the top. There is a little gift shop in a trailer near the parking...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tree lined road will take you out to this lighthouse. Beautiful beach. Awesome light house. Worthwhile to make a stop!

Thank CindyLuWho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here one the drive home from our recent trip. We had two dogs with us and had to visit dog-friendly places. I was happy to find that this lighthouse is on a dog-friendly beach! My pups loved walking around the sand, getting their...More

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK for a quick stop. Nice views, etc. It is by the water but there is really no beach and the water (in the height of August) was (maybe always is) freezing. Go anyway

Thank bielinki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in a little parking lot down the street and walked the beach down to the lighthouse. You can see how badly homes have been affected with erosion. We were so excited to hear the "singing sand". It's a pretty unique experience. Just scuff...More

Thank Patti V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lighthouse & view were beautiful. The view from the lighthouse was spectacular. Great place for families to visit.

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2 August 2016|
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Response from 342mbl | Reviewed this property |
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 27h through September 25 Definitely worth a trip!!!! I copied/pasted the following from the Sable Point Lighthouse Keepers Association page: Standard admission rates to climb the towers are as... More