Isle Royale National Park
Contact Address Information:
800 East Lakeshore Drive
This station is virtually abandoned; the keeper's house has been boarded up for many years.
Tower Height: 61
Height of Focal Plane: 72
Description of Tower: Octagonal sandstone tower.
This light is operational
Attached two-story keeper's house, storage shed, two privies.
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: 1875
Date Automated: 1913
Optics: 1875: Fourth order Fresnel lens (removed; now on display at Isle Royale National Park visitor center), now modern optic.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Accessible by boat only. The lighthouse can be seen from the ferry between Isle Royale and Grand Portage, Minnesota. For information contact the Isle Royale National Park at (906) 482-0984.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places