U.S. Coast Guard
In 2009, the lighthouse was changed from white to red.
Description of Tower: Square, steel tower on concrete and steel pier.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1885
Date Present Tower Built: 1948
Optics: Now modern optic, solar powered.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
This lighthouse is located near downtown Charlevoix, close to the intersection of Grant Street and Park Avenue, two blocks west of U.S. Route 31. A beach parking lot is nearby.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places