Sand Island Lighthouse

Built in 1881. 44' tower & lighthouse were built from locally-quarried brownstone. Sand Island has a dock and is accessible by boat.

Hours of Operation

Excursion boats visit the island from late-June thru LD. National Park staff offer guided tours of the lighthouse daily from mid-June thru late Sept, 12pm-4pm.


Located on the northern tip of Sand Island, one of the Apostle Islands off the Bayfield Peninsula in northern Wisconsin.


  • On Water

Tour Type

  • Excursions & Tours
  • Lighthouses

History/Heritage Type

  • Transportation Heritage