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Crisp Point Lighthouse

County Road 412, Paradise, MI
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Paradise
Type: Lighthouses
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Porterfield, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I wish we could have found this lighthouse, we were on the road to it, but the road was so bumpy and rutted we feared travelling on it and it seemed we were driving forever and not finding it.

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This wonderful lighthouse is a bit hard to reach, but well worth the drive. Sand and gravel roads through a thick stand of trees that runs by picturesque lakes, will take you to this gorgeous lighthouse situated on Lake Superior. I have seen many lighthouses and this one is absolutely among the top ten. Wood boardwalks lead from the parking... More

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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We decided to brave the drive to Crisp Point and I'm very glad we did! It was beautiful! My children (ages 2 and 4) loved climbing the lighthouse tower, throwing rocks in the lake, and exploring the boardwalk. We enjoyed a picnic at one of the picnic tables. Despite the very long drive on bumpy dirt roads, even my husband... More

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Oklahoma
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Coming back from Whitefish Pt, we took the dirt road to the lighthouse. Such an adventure. The end result was a glorious view of Lake Superior and a very nice lighthouse. It had been foggy at Whitefish,but not at Crisp Point. It was nicely maintained, quiet, and lots of new benches.

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Northville, Michigan
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19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were surprised by the rough and bumpy road - but it was definitely worth the trip. The lighthouse is very nice, the beach awesome and people in the store very nice and ready to share a story about the lighthouse.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The view at crisp point was amazing. I would have said it was very worth the rough, bumpy ride except my family wasn't able to stay long. We were being swarmed by biting flies and that ruined the experience for us. For the beauty alone I wish I could have left a better review, but the flies made a negative... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Since we were at Tahquaenon Falls, we thought we would try something new. I saw reviews on the Crisp Point Lighthouse and thought it would be nice to check another lighthouse off our list. We had directions and were ready for an adventure. The roads were rough and narrow at some points, but were well marked. There were even signs... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

I heard about this lighthouse back in 1992 when my father worked with the co-founder Don Ross. My family made the trip and we were not disappointed. This beauty was almost lost forever,but Don and Nellie saved this for future generations. If you love to visit, join the crisp point historical society to continue to improve and maintain this lighthouse... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

An amazing example of what can be accomplished by volunteers. We tried two years ago to find this lighthouse by following our Garmin GPS instructions and got on to a road that never made it to the lighthouse. This time we followed the instructions given by the Crisp Point Lighthouse Association -- the directions in their brochure. Sure enough, the... More

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Sturgis, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

this is a great lighthouse; we love this place but the drive is a bit tricky; not reccomended with a new vehical. there is no electricity but they do have potties; make you wonder if it is only 15 miles apart from white fish pt. if you go by beach. but it would be rather tricky

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