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Point Iroquois Light Station

Lake Superior Shore, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
+1 906-635-5311
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Frigid but Scenic

My husband and I visited the Point Iroquois Light Station on Lake Superior in January. The frozen... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
camellad2017
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Grand Rapids, United States
Beautiful park, quaint lighthouse

Worth visiting. The grounds are well maintained, with parts being handicap accessible. The... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
LeeWreviews
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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“light house” (32 reviews)
“whitefish bay” (20 reviews)
“scenic route” (7 reviews)
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Lake Superior Shore, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
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+1 906-635-5311
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"scenic route"
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"nice boardwalk"
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"small museum"
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"board walk"
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"worth the climb"
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"great lighthouse"
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"whitefish point"
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"spiral staircase"
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"great stop"
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"a small gift shop"
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"restored lighthouse"
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"working lighthouse"
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"beautiful light"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My husband and I visited the Point Iroquois Light Station on Lake Superior in January. The frozen bay and surrounding snow and ice made for some dramatic photos. It was so cold when we walked down to the water that my hands got a touch...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Worth visiting. The grounds are well maintained, with parts being handicap accessible. The landscaping is pretty. The lighthouse itself seems to be in good condition, from what we could tell of the outside. Weren't able to go in for a tour (they offer those by...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Excellent visit, we enjoyed the visit, walk up to the tower, kids enjoyed the beach and collecting rock. Very beautiful location.

1  Thank thenainai2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

At this site, you got a chance to see the living quarters of the light keeper and got a chance to walk up the light house.

Thank Donna M
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I love lighthouses so of course this gets 5-stars from me. It's easily accessed on a scenic route. There is a boardwalk along the shore and some picnic areas. There are acceptable restrooms in a nearby building. There's a small gift shop attached. You're allowed...More

1  Thank Ann B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Unique features, Good restoration. Marvelous rocky beach that was great to walk. Most picturesque stop along the shoreline route.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband, son and I were camping and went to Iroquois Point to play on the beach and look at the rocks. It was really enjoyable! The location is remote and made us feel relaxed!

1  Thank elizabethe714
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great quick stop. Beautiful views nicely kept grounds. You can climb to the top or walk on the boardwalk or just visit the buildings and gift shop. It would be a great place to stop with little ones that need to burn...More

Thank Kim K
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We came across the Point Iroquois Light Station while traveling on the scenic road through the Hiawatha National Forest from south of Paradise, Michigan to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The Light Station is open to the public and offers some historically recreated rooms for visitors...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very pretty beach and buildings. Pay to see everything and watch the video. Its worth it. Spend the day on the beach.

Thank Puddler2014
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wandakauffman5362
16 November 2017|
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Response from Tom Z | Reviewed this property |
As someone else has said, it seems to be closed during late fall and winter. Further questions might be addressed to the Sault Ste. Marie visitors bureau or chamber of commerce or the State of Michigan travelers' service... More
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Teresa H
28 April 2017|
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Response from Robin B | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot and boardwalk to Lake Superior are pretty much always open, even in winter if you have a vehicle that can get you in. Bathrooms and lighthouse itself will vary...usually open until at least 5:00 and summer... More
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Mrharley
5 August 2016|
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Response from travelingirlz | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the grounds at any time, so in that respect, it is open 7 days a week. To actually visit the museum or climb the spiral staircase up to the top of the lighthouse, the times vary. If I wanted to know for... More
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