Lighthouses

The lighthouses in Muskegon have a long history of guiding ships to the safe port of Muskegon, through the Muskegon Channel into Muskegon Lake.

White River Light Station Museum (Located in Whitehall)

This 1875 lighthouse, now open as a museum, offers guests an opportunity to see what life used to be like around the Great Lakes. Includes photos, paintings, artifacts, and newspaper articles about the lighthouse, shipping and lumbering.

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Muskegon South Breakwater Lighthouse (Pere Marquette)

The first light in Muskegon was constructed on shore in 1851. In 1902, after the completion of the pier, the decision was made to replace this shore light with a new light at the end of the pier.

Silver Lake's Little Sable Point Lighthouse

This 107' brick structure was constructed in 1874 and is located inside the Silver Lake State Park.

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Pentwater's Pierhead Lighthouse

This pier range light system is considered one of the few remaining on the Great Lakes.

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Manistee's North Pierhead Lighthouse

The unique feature to this lighthouse is the renovation of its catwalk. This a rare site along West Michigan.

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Ludington State Park's Big Sable Point Lighthouse

This stoic lighthouse stands 112' and its black and white stripes make a memorable statement.

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