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New Presque Isle Lighthouse

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Address: 4500 E Grand Lake Rd, Presque Isle, MI 49777-8326
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+1 989-595-9917

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Lighthouse and local history

What a beautiful area to explore, unspoiled nature at its best...and this lighthouse and it's fascinating history is worth the journey to " up north" Michigan. You can climb to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Presque Isle, Michigan
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Presque Isle, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful area to explore, unspoiled nature at its best...and this lighthouse and it's fascinating history is worth the journey to " up north" Michigan. You can climb to the top for an amazing view of Lake Huron, and shoreline.

Thank 1954barb1954
Oak Park, Illinois
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The most obvious thing about Presque Isle at night, after the pervading darkness, is the brightness of this lighthouse. The lighthouse is easy to get to — just go to the end of the road. It is lovingly maintained, the natives are friendly, and the souvenirs available aren't just junk as so many places. There is plenty of parking for... More 

Thank HansPG
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This visit should be in the Summer. It's too cold the rest of the year. You won't have cell service there, but you can get internet at the McDonald's in Alpena, 23 miles away.

Thank Mark B
Flint, Michigan
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

What a cool place to visit. The climb was great and the scenery from atop of the lighthouse AMAZING!!

Thank Margarita R
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76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Not sure why the Old Presque Lighthouse isn't listed but it was a beautiful stop. Much more scenic than the New Presque Lighthouse. There was an event at the New Presque Lighthouse location so we didn't stay long.

Thank Chris B
Presque Isle, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love this park. Gorgeous 360 views from the top and lots to see and do. Paths for walks, great area for kayaking and paddle boarding.

Thank Amanda C
Point Pleasant
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285 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I enjoy lighthouse hunting and viewing. Most all are interesting in their own way. This one is no exception. The history and artifacts at most lights are enough to take up half a day. This one is among the more interesting . If you like history and a peek into the past stop here.

Thank Annette B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This lighthouse offers great views of Lake Huron. The grounds are kept up very nicely and it was just a relaxing stop. We spent a little time down along the coast before heading out on our way.

Thank DPSmith_Pgh
Yorktown, VA
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378 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's best to see the old lighthouse before heading over to the new one. Both had keepers' houses open for touring and charged a small fee to climb to the top, which we didn't do. Interesting look back in time.

Thank CBW47
Chillicothe, Ohio
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My second visit to this lighthouse and still just as impressive as the first time. The views are unbelievable and we walked along the rocky coastline just north of the lighthouse. Pretty area. The museum is nice to walk through and if you are visiting both the old and new lighthouse then save $ by buying the combo admission ticket.

Thank Rose M

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