Little Sable Point Lighthouse
The rich, red brick Little Sable Point Lighthouse, over one-hundred feet tall, is one of many Lake Michigan lighthouses serving as beacons for mariners since the mid-1800s. Finished in 1874, and situated south of the Silver Lake Dunes, it is now part of Silver Lake State Park. Make a day of visiting and touring the lighthouse to include sunbathing and swimming in Lake Michigan. A well-paved pathway and a large parking area and restroom facilities are available. Parking is free at Lighthouse Park with a Michigan Recreation Passport, otherwise one must be purchased.
Open 7 Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 24 to September 30, 2014.
You must be 36 inches tall to tour the lighthouse. Educational tours are available by appointment.
Admission: $3 per person. Under 12 – $1
Directions: Follow US-31 to the Shelby Road Exit. Follow Shelby Road west to B-15. Follow B-15 to Silver Lake Road. Turn Left onto Silver Lake Road (next to Mac Wood’s Dune Rides). Follow the winding, paved road to the Little Sable Point Light Station.
The Little Sable Lighthouse Park has access to Lake Michigan.
For more information, visit the Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association website at: www.splka.org