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Tawas Point Lighthouse

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686 Tawas Beach Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730-9502
+1 989-362-5658
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Step back in time

I feel like I am a light keeper every time I visit here. It is so pretty and such a great place to... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2016
amyrT1665TJ
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Greenville, SC
Excellent Birding

We came to East Tawas to go birding and we were not let down. Saw a wide array and several scarlet... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
872emilye
,
Detroit, Michigan
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“light house” (12 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
“state park” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
686 Tawas Beach Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730-9502
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+1 989-362-5658
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

I feel like I am a light keeper every time I visit here. It is so pretty and such a great place to bird watch. The dogs love going to the doggie beach and the trails were very well maintained. There are some great views...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2015

We came to East Tawas to go birding and we were not let down. Saw a wide array and several scarlet tanagers and warblers (which happen to be my boyfriends favorite). Everyone we met while walking the grounds was friendly and knowledgeable. Coming here has...More

Thank 872emilye
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Very educational, eye opening. Walk to top...a must.....to see the view and the lighthouse lens built in France.

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Reviewed November 3, 2015

Light house light is lite and there is a gift shop. . The landscaping around it is neat. . It currently needs a coat of white paint. behind the light house is where the sun sets but there is scrubs and and few trees. ....More

Thank Cynthia W
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

Beautiful lighthouse, great beaches, and a perfect place to kick back and take it all in. I loved grabbing a few photos of the area. We actually went back the next morning to just enjoy the view near the beach. Found a nice spot where...More

Thank MikeDarga
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Reviewed October 21, 2015

We enjoyed the light house and the sandy hook trail in the state park. Lumber mans monument was very interesting and the trails were superb.

Thank Roberta W
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Reviewed October 13, 2015

We toured this lighthouse and enjoyed the trip back in time. It was a very neat experience to climb the steps to the top and have a look around. The people working the lighthouse that weekend were very friendly and informative. Truly enjoyed it.

Thank Gail D
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

walked to the lighthouse for the sunset as it was a treat. The lighthouse is neat and the signs give a history of the building. Could not climb it because it was after hours. But it would be neat to climb. The sunset was spectacular--of...More

Thank Retiree55578
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

This state park has it all. A well restored Lighthouse, a beach that is fantastic and seemingly endless. Sand, sand, sand...Camping, and other state facilities right on the site, and very well maintained.

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

We went up the lighthouse in Oct. It was a nice view even though it was not a super clear day. The ladies in the lighthouse were friendly and the walk up & down isn't too bad. This is our second time up this light...More

Thank orrs1999
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