U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is located on a dangerous reef. It is very similar to Poe Reef Light on Lake Huron.
Tower Height: 52
Height of Focal Plane: 65
Description of Tower: White, octagonal reinforced concrete tower on roof of keeper's quarters; lantern is white with red roof.
This light is operational
1927 three-story concrete keeper's quarters.
Date Established: 1927
Date Present Tower Built: 1927
Optics: 1927: Fourth order Fresnel lens (removed and replaced by modern optic).
Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Access is by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.