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Little Sable Point Lighthouse

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Address: 287 N Lighthouse Dr, Mears, MI 49436
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Little hike from the parking lot. It can be tricky to walk in the sand. Beautiful lighthouse, great view of the shore or Lake Michigan. There are sand dunes and a nice beach.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Little hike from the parking lot. It can be tricky to walk in the sand. Beautiful lighthouse, great view of the shore or Lake Michigan. There are sand dunes and a nice beach.

Thank Northerngirlnomore
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for sunrise. People typically come here for sunset views but we thought we'd give sunrise a try. We had the beach to ourselves. Just before sunrise the whole sky had a glow and the lighthouse stood out against the fuschia sky. Very relaxing and enjoyable. Highly recommend sunrise for beautiful views all to yourself!

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Montaner, France
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Promenade this afternoon and the location is superb, wild. The lighthouse was closed not to chance but the dunes and beach are very nice. It is worth the detour

Thank Yves B
new jersey
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family vacation to silver lake . Kids climbed the lighthouse stairs . Beach at lighthouse great . Nice paved walkway . Small dunes kids could run around on. On Lake Michigan .

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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171 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

1. You'll need a state park pass to park here. 2. Fee charged to gain entry 3. Handicap spaces in the lot, but a good 3-400 feet to the lighthouse and beach. No wheelchair ability in the lighthouse (stairs) nor on the beach. Limited cement area for someone in a wheelchair to sit and observe the beach (cement ends at... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We visited with out 9 and 4 year old. Loved the lighthouse and found that flying kites was an added bonus and blast. Returned at night to see the stars w/o light pollution.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice climb to the top of the lighthouse for beautiful views. Also a nice walk along the beach. Make sure you go on a sunny day!

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Marietta, Georgia
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289 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a very picturesque spot. The dunes rise up in every direction around the lighthouse making for same great photo opportunities. There is a nice, sandy beach in front of the lighthouse, but there is not a long expanse of beach for taking a stroll along Lake Michigan. This is a popular sunset destination.

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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Point Sable Lighthouse is a must see when in the Mears, MI area. It is the tallest lighthouse along Lake Michigan, and yes, IT IS TALL!!! An absolutely beautiful lighthouse located along the dunes and there is also a beach to go swimming. A great place to take some pictures A lot of fun for the kids to climb the... More 

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Mears, MI & Palmetto, FL
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is in a state park so there is a entrance fee. If you like you can clime the 132 steps to the top of the lighthouse. The $5 donation that goes to the group's of volunteers that maintain the lighthouse's in the area.

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