Sand Island Lighthouse

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Information: 715-779-3397

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

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Built in 1881. 44' tower & lighthouse were built from locally-quarried brownstone. Visiting the LighthouseClose to the mainland, Sand Island is a popular destination for intermediate-level sea kayakers and private boaters who are prepared for the challenges of Lake Superior. There is no dock at the lighthouse, but nearby rock ledges and beaches may provide access in favorable weather conditions. In the summer season, National Park Service volunteers provide tours of the lighthouse, usually during the hours of 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm.

  • Features
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Transportation Heritage
  • Tour Type
    • Excursions & Tours
    • Lighthouses

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