Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas point Lighthouse, in operation since 1876, and now part of Tawas Point State Park, is a fascinating attraction for maritime buffs.

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In operation since 1876, Tawas Point Lighthouse is a fascinating attraction for maritime buffs. Tawas Point is a destination for birdwatchers; it also offers spectacular views of sunrises over Lake Huron and sunsets over Tawas Bay. Tour times are 12-6 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day, excluding Tuesdays. The lightkeeper quarters is available for your dream destination. You must be at least 18 years old and agree to lead lighthouse tours and take on other duties during your stay. Training is provided on-site upon arrival.

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Contact Information


686 Tawas Beach Road

East Tawas, MI 48730

Driving Directions

Reservations: (800) 447-2757

Phone: (989) 362-5041

Location of Tawas Point Lighthouse

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East Tawas Weather

P/CLOUDY, humidity 75%, barometer 30.17,
wind 0 mph CLM
Cloudy and cool
59°F | 47°F
Cloudy and cool
Periods of rain
60°F | 44°F
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Partly sunny
63°F | 46°F
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65°F | 45°F
Partly sunny and cool
Partly sunny
59°F | 46°F
Partly sunny

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