We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Worth the trip... and the stairs

Definitely not for the faint of heart... but a great way to see the lake from a great vantage point.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick C
via mobile
Beautiful

We wanted to visit some lighthouses while we were in the area. They did not disappoint. The New and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chrisdonelle
via mobile
Read all 79 reviews
41
All photos (41)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“light house”(7 reviews)
“lake huron”(10 reviews)
“gift shop”(6 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
18°
Sep
10°
Oct
-4°
Nov
Contact
4500 E Grand Lake Rd, Presque Isle, MI 49777-8326
Website
+1 989-595-9917
Call
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
79 results
Traveller rating
62
14
1
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
62
14
1
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslight houselake hurongift shopkeeper's housesmall feehistorical displaysbeautiful areapicnic arealocal historyclimbtallestcloudymuseumtownshipvertigosocietypavilion
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 79 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely not for the faint of heart... but a great way to see the lake from a great vantage point.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to visit some lighthouses while we were in the area. They did not disappoint. The New and Old lighthouses were still very well maintained. Though we didn't climb the steps in the new lighthouse the desk lady let me take a picture. She...More

Thank Chrisdonelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 1870, it replaced the 1840 harbor light. There are three main structures; the museum; keeper's house, and light tower. The light station grounds also have a playground, picnic area, nature trails, and a covered area at the tip of the peninsula for viewing....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Family friendly park with a light house and Lake Huron to enjoy.Not far from old presque Isle lighthouse as well.

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Tower climbs and gift shop originally managed by a private company, then by the Presque Isle Township Museum Society, now by the township. A fun experience, never a disappointment.

Thank John P
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We came to visit during closed hours. Took the path out to the lake and enjoyed the sites. It is very rocky at the waters edge, but breathtaking nonetheless! Loved taking in the fresh air, waves, and scenery. Well maintained, pavilion looked beautiful, and trails...More

Thank Shelby1284
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We loved the experience of visiting the 1870 lighthouse. The gift shop was nice and offered tours to the top of the lighthouse. Three dollars for adults and two for kids. The keepers house is free to tour and offers guided tours. The house is...More

Thank drmr7788
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This lighthouse is the tallest that you can climb on the Great Lakes...which allows for fabulous views!! Once you climb the 130ish stairs to the top and catch your breath, you can take in the tip of the Presque isle peninsula! Well worth the climb

Thank MI_adventure_gal
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you like history and/or lighthouses, the new Presque Isle lighthouse, built in 1870, is definitely worth a visit. Apart from the views, which are amazing, the lighthouse has been restored so as to present its history in a fascinating and informative way. Next to...More

Thank Cadwaladre
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Although this is off the beaten track it's worth a stop. Great view of Lake Huron from the top of the lighthouse. There is a charge to go up the 100+ steps. The lightkeepers house is definitely worth looking at. There are swings on site...More

1  Thank marybT5775QN
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
North Star Motel
2 reviews
23.88 km away
Purple Martin Inn Lakeside Nature Center
2 reviews
26.78 km away
Driftwood Motel
60 reviews
27.02 km away
Ramada by Wyndham Alpena Hotel & Conference Center
306 reviews
30.77 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
The Portage
43 reviews
1.53 km away
Parker House Restaurant Motel
22 reviews
16.26 km away
Scill's Grill
69 reviews
27.36 km away
Grand Lake Daily Limit
15 reviews
7.57 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 attractions in Presque Isle
Ocqueoc Falls
89 reviews
26.25 km away
Old Presque Isle Lighthouse
12 reviews
1.99 km away
Island Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
63 reviews
31.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from New Presque Isle Lighthouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines