McGulpin Point Lighthouse

500 Headlands Rd.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701- Map It
(231) 436-5860

AAA Editor Notes

McGulpin Point Lighthouse is 2.3 mi. w. on Central Ave. then just n. to 500 Headlands Rd. The lighthouse was in use 1869-1906, and after its decommission it was used as a private residence. In recent years the process to restore the structure has begun, and a light once again shines from the tower. Visitors can climb the spiral staircase to reach the top for a view of the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge. Historical items chronicle the history of the lighthouse as well as local history and culture. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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Hours: Daily 9-8, mid-May through Sept. 30; 9-7, in Oct. (also Sat.-Sun. 7-11 p.m., mid-Oct. through Halloween). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.