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What a wonderful lighthouse and grounds. Unfortunately, we came during the week so we could not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guhor1966
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Morganton, North Carolina
Old Lighthouse on a Rocky beach

The lighthouse was closed when we went, but we were still able to park nearby, walk up to it, and... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2021
rcw923
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Canton, Michigan
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Reviewed 29 March 2021 via mobile

The lighthouse was closed when we went, but we were still able to park nearby, walk up to it, and take pictures. The lighthouse itself is weathered and I think the that adds a lot of character. It truly looked like it was out of another time. We also ventured onto the beach to look for petoskey stones and fossils. Of course it is located on a point, and the point where the tides meet in the lake was hypnotizing to me. I couldn’t stop watching it! My picture doesn’t do it justice. No wonder this point had so many shipwrecks back in the day.

Date of experience: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 September 2020

My wife and I are lighthouse addicts. Since 2015, we've been on a mission to see all of Michigan's lighthouses. Sturgeon Point was number 50. This was without question one of the most beautiful, well kept grounds of all we have seen so far. Lighthouse was closed down, but the grounds and the sheer beauty of the lighthouse itself made it well worth the drive. My wife is a rock hound. She strolled the waterline for rocks. Found quite a few for keeping. Regardless of the covid, I strongly recommend this place for those who can and do appreciate the history and meanings behind these beautiful landmarks.

Date of experience: August 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020

So, we were returning from a disappointing morning in Alpena ( Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary Museum was closed) when we saw the sign on Hwy 23 for this lighthouse.
So glad we stopped!
Very nicely kept up lighthouse & old school house. The lighthouse, buildings & gift shop weren't open due to covid, but there's a self guiding trail. You can pick up the brochure by the lighthouse or on the trail.
There's also a beach with actual sand. Several people were looking for fossils & Petoskey stones.

I recommend!

Date of experience: August 2020
1  Thank Cynthia K
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Reviewed 16 August 2020

This was a first to this lighthouse and we have a cottage in the area! Because of COVID, the lighthouse itself was closed. But it was enjoyable to walk around it and view the old boats that are on the lighthouse property grounds. There are park benches and picinic tables if you wish to bring a lunch or snack. Great access to Lake Huron and there were several families picking rocks and everyone was socially distanced. We found some great Petosky stones! We observed one person hauling 3 ALDI bags full of rocks. Great place to bring your kids tomadd tomtheir rock collection or to skip stones.

Date of experience: July 2020
1  Thank marybT5775QN
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Reviewed 20 July 2020

A peaceful and quiet spot along Lake Huron. With the higher lake levels it has changed things dramatically since we were there 10 years ago. There is a no visible point anymore, and there is only a couple feet of beach between the water and the grass. There are an incredible array of nice looking stones that have washed up on the beach. The lighthouse is currently closed due to the Pandemic but the grounds are open.

Date of experience: July 2020
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