Isle Royale National Park
Contact Address Information:
800 East Lakeshore Drive
This lighthouse was replaced by a light on nearby Menagerie Island. The National Park Service restored the lighthouse and keeper's house, which are within Isle Royale National Park.
Tower Height: 50
Height of Focal Plane: 70
Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower, attached to keeper's house.
This light is not operational
1.5 story rubblestone keeper's house.
Date Established: 1855
Date Present Tower Built: 1855
Date Deactivated: 1879
Optics: 1875: Fourth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Museum in national park.
Open To Public? Yes.
The tower is open daily in summer, and there is a small maritime museum in the keeper's house.
Accessible by boat. Contact Isle Royale National Park for information on getting to the Rock Harbor Lighthouse.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places