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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Tawas point Lighthouse, in operation since 1876, and now part of Tawas Point State Park, is a fascinating attraction for maritime buffs. Tawas Point is also a mecca for birdwatchers, especially in the migration seasons of spring and fall. Tawas Point also offers spectacular views of sunrises over Lake Huron and sunsets over Tawas Bay. Guided tours are available from Memorial Day through Labor Day 12 to 6 pm every day except for Tuesdays. Call to set up a group tour or check the off-season hours. Also, a gift shop. Tawas Point State Park is offering the opportunity to be a lighthouse keeper at the Tawas Point Lighthouse and stay in the newly renovated lighthouse keeper’s quarters. The lighthouse keeper program is available for one- or two-week stays, during which the lighthouse keeper(s) will be responsible for a variety of duties, including greeting guests, providing information about the history of the lighthouse, helping in the gift shop and taking care of the various artifacts located in the lighthouse museum. Training is provided on-site upon arrival.

Tawas Point Lighthouse Web Site

Contact Information

Address

686 Tawas Beach Road

East Tawas, MI 48730

Driving Directions

Reservations: (989) 362-5658

Phone: (989) 362-5041

Location of Tawas Point Lighthouse

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East Tawas Weather

Now
CLOUDY
61°F
CLOUDY, humidity 74%, barometer 29.80,
wind 20 mph N
Tuesday
Cool with some sun; a p.m. t-storm
68°F | 51°F
Cool with some sun; a p.m. t-storm
Wednesday
Variable cloudiness with a stray shower
71°F | 51°F
Variable cloudiness with a stray shower
Thursday
A thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon
74°F | 56°F
A thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon
Friday
Some sun with a shower or thunderstorm
77°F | 57°F
Some sun with a shower or thunderstorm
Saturday
Periods of sun with a shower or t-storm
76°F | 55°F
Periods of sun with a shower or t-storm

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