City of Manistee & Manistee County Historical Society
A catwalk from shore made this lighthouse accessible to keepers. The catwalk has been restored in recent years.
Tower Height: 39
Height of Focal Plane: 55
Description of Tower: White, conical steel tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: 1927
Optics: 1875: Fifth order Fresnel lens, now 300 mm optic.
Current Use: Active Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Open To Public? no
From US Route 31, follow Memorial Drive onto 5th Avenue and continue to the lake. There is a parking area at the 5th Avenue Beach and Park.