Pilot Island Lighthouse

Built in 1858. Automated 1962. Closed to public. No tours. Shoreline Charters (920/854-2606) operates a boat tour out of Gills Rock that goes past the lighthouse for viewing & photography mid-May to mid-Oct.


Marks the straits between Washington Island and the northern tip of the Door County peninsula.


  • On Water

Tour Type

  • Lighthouses

History/Heritage Type

  • Transportation Heritage