Wawatam Lighthouse, Saint Ignace

#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in Mackinac County
Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Wawatam Lighthouse is an automated, modern lighthouse that guards the harbor of St. Ignace, Michigan in the Straits of Mackinac. It was originally erected near Monroe, Michigan as an iconic roadside attraction in 1998, and was first lit as an aid to navigation in St. Ignace in August 2006.
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  • I would be fully satisfied if there would be an opportunity to climb on the top of this lighthouse. The view would be fantastic. It's nicely located attraction at the end on boardwalk. During nice...  more »
  • This was a nice park surrounding the lighthouse in St. Ignace, Michigan. Enjoyed reading the history postings around the park area.  more »
  • We enjoyed a nice walk down the boardwalk, read the history of the boardwalk and the Chief Dock, learned a little history, enjoyed a beautiful view of the lake, rang the old train bell and then the kids enjoyed the splash pad. It is a really beautiful little park. You could totally drive right past it if you didn't know what you were looking for.
  • It was so beautiful and the placards with historical information along the way were quite informative. The garden nooks were very pretty as well.

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