Did you know that there are more lighthouses in Michigan than in any other state? Near Silver Lake, we’re proud to have two striking examples of these historic navigation aids to admire. The Little Sable Point Lighthouse and the Big Sable Point Lighthouse are both right here on our area of the shoreline, and both are open for walking tours at certain times of the year.
Little Sable Point Lighthouse
Towering 107 feet, Little Sable Point Lighthouse still houses its original 3rd order Fresnel lens. It is an exact copy of Big Sable Point with the exception of steel plating. As the lighthouse is now available for walking tours, you can make your way to the top and enjoy a one of kind view of Lake Michigan!
287 N Lighthouse Dr, Mears, MI 49436 Visit their website.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse
While no longer equipped with it's Fresnel lens, Big Sable's 300mm plastic optic still shines proudly across the shore of Lake Michigan, a beacon to mariners, a link to Michigan's proud maritime heritage, and a memorial to the proud keepers who worked so hard to keep the light burning throughout the years.
5611 N Lighthouse, Ludington, MI 49431 Visit their website.