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Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse

North pier, Manistee, MI
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Beautiful Lighthouse and nice Breach

The Lighthouse is one of the prettiest. The Beach is nice and the sand is soft. Just wish there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sibylle B
Stay for the sunset

Easily accessible and extremely peaceful to stay and wait for the sunset, which is a favorite... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Jessalayne
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North pier, Manistee, MI
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"light house"
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"the coast guard station"
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"nice walk"
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"boats coming"
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"great pictures"
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"long jetty"
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"open to the public"
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"great spot"
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"beautiful view"
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"easy walk"
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"across the road"
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"nice beach"
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"north side"
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"in town"
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"street beach"
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"watch the sunset"
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"beautiful lake michigan"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lighthouse is one of the prettiest. The Beach is nice and the sand is soft. Just wish there would be restrooms there. Parking is free

Thank Sibylle B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Easily accessible and extremely peaceful to stay and wait for the sunset, which is a favorite activity.

Thank Jessalayne
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

A very calm evening on the Lake, so walking on the pier was safe and just spectacular views! Bring camera, Sunset was awesome. Geese flying in big V's heading south.

Thank mihistorymassie
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I visited on a windy day, which adds to the excitement. Folks were fishing off the pier and actually catching some healthy sized fish. Nice views. If you need an address for GPS, use the Coast Guard station. Parking available behind the...More

2  Thank kevinpB2330OA
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

A great spot to visit for those who enjoy lighthouses and great views of the area. We very much recommend.

1  Thank kevinfU2005JV
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went out on a walk on this beauty. The views are awesome. People very friendly. Loved this area. The beach is very clean and nice

Thank a J
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place has everything for the nature and water lovers. Great photo opportunities, Fishing, boating and swimming.

1  Thank The Lumberjack I
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Nice beach house here and the walk out to the light house is nice too. Just be a careful on windy days for water splashing up on the break wall.

Thank willd122
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Manistee, a walk to the lighthouse on North Pier is a great addition to your walk. The lighthouse received a make-over last summer, rendering the lighthouse a bright sentry at the mouth of the Manistee River. Make sure you take this...More

1  Thank Phil S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Don't forget the camera! Awesome walk out on the pier for breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. Quite an experience at sunset!

1  Thank solomominheels
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Stanley N
3 October 2016|
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Response from Sharrygranny | Reviewed this property |
I do not know of a camera, and yes, our Lake Michigan dictates to us whether or not we can walk out to the light. Do not ever try it when wave action makes the pier wet and slippery, do go to either 5th Avenue beach or First... More
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