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February 26th, 2021

Gros Cap Reefs Light

Gros Cap Reefs Light is located near Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario’s Algoma Country. This 59 foot (18 m) tall light tower marks the beginning of the St. Marys River from Lake Superior and is adjacent to Point Iroquois in Michigan. It is in shallow water on southwest edge of Gros Cap Reef. It was […]

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February 26th, 2021

Isle Royale Lighthouse - Menagerie Island

Isle Royale Lighthouse is located in Isle Royale National Park on Menagerie Island in Michigan’s Keweenaw County.  This 61 foot (18.6 m) tall octagonal light tower was built in 1875 to aid ships coming into Isle Royale’s rocky harbor. The light keepers home is attached to the light tower by an 8 foot (2.5 m) […]

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February 26th, 2021

Rock of Ages Lighthouse

Rock of Ages Lighthouse is located just outside Washington Harbor 5 miles (8 km) off the northwest tip of Isle Royale National Park in Michigan’s Keweenaw County. Built in 1908, this lighthouse still serves as a navigational aid for boats. It is one of the tallest lighthouses on Lake Superior and is the tallest in […]

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February 24th, 2021

Passage Island Lighthouse

Passage Island Lighthouse is located on the southern tip of Passage Island on the northeast side of Isle Royale National Park in Michigan’s Keweenaw County. The lighthouse, built in 1882,  provides safe passage for ships through a narrow 3 mile (4.8km) lane between the island and Isle Royale to this day with an automated light. […]

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February 24th, 2021

Rock Harbor Lighthouse

Rock Harbor Lighthouse is located on Isle Royale National Park in Michigan’s Keweenaw County. The lighthouse was built in 1855 and was the first of four lighthouses built at Isle Royale. It is situated at the southwest entrance to Rock Harbor. Standing 50 feet (15 m) tall, this round white brick tower with black lantern […]

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February 17th, 2021

Lamb Island Lighthouse

Lamb Island Lighthouse is located in Ontario’s Superior Country at the south end of the Nipigon Straits 56 miles (90 km) east of Thunder Bay. A light tower was originally placed on Lamb Island in 1877 later to be replaced in 1961 with a 45 foot (13.6 meters) square, skeletal light tower. There are seven […]

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December 18th, 2020

Ontonagon Lighthouse

Ontonagon Lighthouse sits on the western shore of the Ontonagon River in Michigan’s Ontonagon County. The Lighthouse is owned and operated by the Ontonagon County Historical Society and offers historical tours. It was built in 1853 and was in operation until the light was deactivated 1963. This historical lighthouse was added to the National Register […]

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December 17th, 2020

Terrace Bay Lighthouse

Terrace Bay Lighthouse is located in Terrace Bay in Ontario’s Superior Country. This structure is a 50 foot (15.2 m) tall replica of the lighthouse on the Slate Islands Provincial Park. Visitors are able to go inside and climb the stairs to the top where there is an observation deck equipped with a coin operated […]

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December 17th, 2020

Sand Island Lighthouse - Paddle + Hike

Difficulty: Moderate Sand Island – Paddle + Hike trail is located from Sand Bay in Wisconsin’s Bayfield County. This is a 11 mile (17.7 km) out and back trail on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s Sand Island. The trail departs from Sand Bay by sea kayak for 4.5 miles to Sand Island’s East Bay Dock […]

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December 17th, 2020

Davieaux Island Lighthouse

Davieaux Island Lighthouse is located on Devieaux Island near the Quebec Harbor of Michipicoten Island in Ontario’s Algoma Country. Built in 1918, this lighthouse helps aid vessels traveling along Lake Superior between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie. It is a white and red octagonal concrete light tower that stands 44 feet (13.4) tall. The […]

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December 17th, 2020

Two Harbors Lighthouse

Two Harbors Lighthouse is located in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. Built in 1892, this lighthouse is the oldest one still in continuous operation in Minnesota. The 49.6 foot (15m) tall red brick tower is open to the public for self guided tours with admission during operating hours. The Assistant Keeper’s house, Pilot house […]

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December 17th, 2020

Michipocoten Harbour Lighthouse

Michipocoten Harbour Lighthouse is located on the tip of Little Gros Cap at the entrance to Michipicoten Harbour south of Wawa in Ontario’s Algoma Country. It was originally established in 1902 and updated in 1967 to a skeletal tower that stands (12.7 m) tall along with a keeper’s dwelling, boathouse and helicopter pad. It is […]

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