Ludington North Breakwater Light

Ludington North Breakwater Light

Listed on the top five "must do's" during your Ludington vacation.. a walk out to Ludington North Breakwater Light. Located in Stearns' Park, enjoy a half-mile walk on the breakwall to the 57 foot high tower. This is a great spot to catch a fish or a sunset! Open to the public Wed to Sun from 10am to 5pm with a small admission fee. In 1870, Congress appropriated $6,00 to build a lighthouse on the south side of the Ludington Harbor. It was first lit in 1871. In 1924, the present structure was built on the north side of the harbor. The light is a square pyramidal building, steel framed and encased in riveted steel plates. The tower shines 19 miles out on Lake Michigan.

Sable Point Lighthouse Keeper's Association

Contact Information


Stearns Park Beach

Stearns Park Outer Drive

Ludington, MI 49431

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 245-7417


Location of Ludington North Breakwater Light

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Ludington Weather

SOME CLOUDS, humidity 89%, barometer 30.29,
wind 3 mph E
Rather cloudy
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38°F | 33°F
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42°F | 36°F
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Rain and snow showers
42°F | 34°F
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Very windy; periods of snow
37°F | 30°F
Very windy; periods of snow

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