Crisp Point Lighthouse, Newberry

#8 of 31 in Historic Sites in Upper Peninsula
Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
The lighthouse is located 15 miles west of Whitefish Point on the south shore of Lake Superior. No camping is allowed without permission from CPLHS. Please follow the driving directions on our web site to minimize your chance of getting lost in the woods. Travel by street motorcycles is not recommended. County Road 412 is a seasonal road and is not plowed in the winter (it becomes a snowmobile trail).

1944 County Road 412

Newberry, Michigan 49868
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  • This is a beautiful light on a beautiful beach, but be prepared for an interesting trek to get there. The road is just a bit better than a two track and is definitely rugged. We did pass a few...  more »
  • Beautiful lighthouse and grounds. Real bathrooms open to the public to! BUT that road!!!!! Came in from Newberry and left towards Grand Marais. We knew exactly what we were in for... Rough, muddy...  more »
  • Beautiful Lighthouse! We had to drive down a dirt road for 20 miles to get to this beauty! We drove a Nissan Altima to the lighthouse and it wasn't bad at all. Just be patient and take your time. Also if it has rained in the past day or two I wouldn't make the trip unless you have a four wheel drive vehicle. We drove out on a dry day and it hadn't rained in the last week. So if the conditions are as I just described, you should be fine if your driving a sedan. When we got to this wonderful lighthouse, we were greeted by these two wonderful woman in the gift shop. They told us all about the lighthouse and we're extremely friendly and easy to talk to. So if you want something to do on a sunny day in northern Michigan, go to this wonderful lighthouse. You will love it! One more thing, don't forget to sign their guest book, it helps with funding to keep the light beautiful!
  • Don't use Google maps for directions here. It will take you places only 4 wheel drive can save you from. Follow the road signs. Quite possibly the most remote lighthouse on the great lakes that you can drive to. Beautiful! Stunning views. Pure U.P. Michigan.

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