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Wawatam Lighthouse

Saint Ignace, MI
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Very pretty

We walked out the boardwalk to the lighthouse after dinner across the street. It was very scenic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Castle, PA
One of our favorites!

Love walking out to the light house. Well kept area rich with local history. Great place for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“splash pad” (3 reviews)
Saint Ignace, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked out the boardwalk to the lighthouse after dinner across the street. It was very scenic with the setting sun.

Thank kateben05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love walking out to the light house. Well kept area rich with local history. Great place for photos. If your kids play Pokémon Go, the lighthouse is a gym. Some rare Pokémon along the way.

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an after dinner walk with amazing photos this is the place to go!! As the sun is setting it is breathtaking and conveniently located right behind Mackinac Grille.

Thank Ray O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took a great picture. It was beautiful. We were there toward the evening. Its not a must see, but its also just a beautiful lighthouse.

Thank mkc2015
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were waiting on the July 4th fireworks to start so we stopped in. It is a nice walk along the water and my son enjoyed it.

Thank julio6925
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I love lighthouses and this one was no exception. There's a short walk out to the lighthouse but you can see it pretty well from the parking lot too. The harbor is a really nice area to walk around and just watch the water and...More

Thank nc96
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Nice short walk. Great view of the island. The sundial, not sure it works correctly with daylight savings and all. But it was interesting to try anyway. Looks like they have a splash pad but it was not in operation. Very small lighthouse.

Thank Marissa C
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were passing by and our kids were getting antsy. I took them out to the lighthouse for a walk so my hubby could have some peace! It was a nice easy walk and had some exhibits on the way. I wouldn't go out of...More

Thank phl2azo
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As far as lighthouses in Michigan go, this one is so-so. Kind of plain. It's located right at the pier, though, in the middle of town so it's easy to see and easy to find. There are at least two parks nearby with parking.

1  Thank michigantraveler05
Reviewed 30 August 2016

read about the history of this lighthouse being in Monroe, Mich before St Ignace took possession of it and was trucked to its current location in five pieces. its a nice walk to it and a great addition to the already beautiful harbor.

Thank shrewdgrud
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