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Lighthouses of Lake Michigan - U.S.

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Here is list of lighthouses along the shores of Lake Michigan on the United States Side. If we have visited the lighthouse, we have provided directions and picture(s) on a separate page. Just click on the name to go to that lighthouse page.

Lighthouse

Established

 Type

Access

McGulpin Point

1869

Octagonal

Car

Waugoshance

1851

Conical

Boat

White Shoal

1910

Conical

Boat

Grays Reef

1936

Art Deco

Boat

Squaw Island

1892

Octagonal

Boat

St. James Harbor

1870

Conical

Ferry

Beaver Island

1858

Conical

Car/Ferry

Ile Aux Galets

1888

Octagonal

Boat

South Fox Island

1934

Square

Boat

Little Traverse

1884

Square

Car

Petosky Pierhead

Modern

Cylindrical

Car

Charlevoix South Pierhead

1948

Pyramidal

Car

Old Mission

1870

Square

Car

Grand Traverse

1958

Square

Car

North Manitou Shoal

1935

Square

Boat

South Manitou Island

1872

Conical

Boat

Manning Memorial

1991

Cylindrical

Car

Point Betsie

1858

Round

Car

Frankfort North Breakwater

1932

Pyramidal

Car

Manistee North Pierhrad

1927

Conical

Car

Old Manistee Main

1870

Square

Car

Big Sable

1867

Conical

Foot

Lundington North Pierhead

1924

Pyramidal

Car

Little Sable

1874

Conical

Car

White River

1875

Octagonal

Car

Muskegon South Pierhead

1903

Conical

Car

Grand Haven

1905

Square

Car

Holland

1936

Square

Car/Foot

South Haven

1903

Conical

Car

St. Joseph North Pier

1907

Cylindrical

Car/Foot

Old Michigan City

1858

 

Car

Michigan City East Pier

1904

Octagonal

Car

Gary Breakwater

1911

Conical

Boat

Buffington Breakwater

1926

Conical

Boat

Indiana Harbor East Breakwater

1935

Art Deco

Boat

Chicago Harbor

1893

Conical

Boat

Chicago Harbor Southeast Guidewall

1938

Pyramidal

Boat

Grosse Point

1873

Conical

Foot

Waukegan Harbor

1889

Conical

Car

Kenosha

1866

Conical

Car

Kenosha North Pier

1906

Conical

Car

Racine North Breakwater

1912

Pyramidal

Boat

Wind Point

1880

Conical

Car

Milwaukee Pierhead

1906

Conical

Car

Milwaukee Breakwater

1926

Square

Boat

North Point

1912

Octagonal

Car

Port Washington Breakwater

1935

Art Deco

Car/Boat

Old Point Washington

1860

Building

Car

Manitowoc

1918

Square

Car

 Two Rivers North Pierhread

1883

Pyramidal

Car

Two Rivers Point

1894

Skeletal

Car

Kewaunee Pierhead

1931

Square

Car

Algoma

1932

Conical

Boat

Sturgeon Bay Bay Canal

1903

Skeletal

Car

Sturgeon Bay Bay Canal North Pier

1903

Round

Boat

Old Bailey's Harbor

1851

Conical

Boat

Bailey's Harbor Front Range

1869

Square

Car

Bailey's Harbor Rear Range

1869

Roof mounted cupola

Car

Cana Island

1870

Conical

Car

Plum Island Front Range

1964

Skeletal

Boat

Plum Island Rear Range

1897

Skeletal

Boat

Pilot Island

1858

Square

Boat

Pottawatomie

1858

Square

Boat

St . Martin Island

1905

Hexagonal

Boat

Poverty Island

1875

Conical Ruins

Boat

Eagle Bluff

1868

Square

Car

Chambers Island

1868

Octagonal

Boat

Sherwood Point

1883

Square

Car

Peshtigo Reef

1934

Conical

Boat

Green Bay Harbor

1935

Art Deco

Boat

Grassy Island

1872

Pyramidal

Car

Grassy Island Rear Range

1872

Pyramidal

Car

Longtail Point

1849

Conical Ruins

Boat

Menominee North Pier

1927

Octagonal

Car

Sand Point

1868

Square

Car

Minneapolis Shoal

1934

Art Deco

Boat

Peninsula Point

1866

Square

Car

Manistique East Breakwater

1915

Pyramidal

Car

Seul Choix Point

1895

Conical

Car

Lansing Shoal

1928

Square

Boat

St. Helena

1873

Conical

Boat


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