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Great views of the sunset and breaking waves

One of the best views of Lake Michigan sunsets you can find. We were also here during a stormy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
A nice walk

On a warm day you will see dozens of people walking out to the light. A great place to watch the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ludington, Michigan
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All reviews nice walk north breakwater break wall light house sunset stroll gentle breeze great place to see the sunset small fee half mile offer tours watching the sunset coast guard fun hike ss badger we enjoyed walking gift shop western michigan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best views of Lake Michigan sunsets you can find. We were also here during a stormy period and the waves crashing over the breakwater were spectacular to see.

Thank OldBob22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a warm day you will see dozens of people walking out to the light. A great place to watch the carferry Badger enter and leave port. Do not try this on a cold or windy day, in fact if the weather is too bad,...More

Thank jrmilr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wind was blowing around 25 mph and the SS Badger was coming in - made for some very neat pictures and videos.

Thank Darin H
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I love lighthouses so whenever we visit Ludington, we stop to walk the pier. I’ve been inside the light house once. It’s small but interesting to be inside. Love watching the waves break, the sun set here.

Thank Connie S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Our family loves to walk out on the Ludington Breakwater to the lighthouse prior to sunset, at the time when the LMC Badger car ferry leaves for Manitowoc, WI. Take flattering low light photos of the family and get pictures of the 550' ship sailing...More

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We walked to the end of the North Breakwater a couple of times...once at 9 AM in order to watch The Badger leave. The lighthouse opens at 10AM weather permitting, and they put a flag/banner at the entrance to the wall to let you know...More

Thank 2Dey4
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This relatively narrow breakwater can be treacherous with high seas or icy conditions. With daylight and normal conditions, it's a lovely spot for a walk. You can greet the Badger car ferry every day during the summer around 7pm each day. If you're going out...More

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The big adventure is walking the break wall out to the Lighthouse. It's a very popular activity through out the day, and even more so at sunset, when the SS Badger is departing for Wisconsin. We were able to get some very nice photographs of...More

Thank Judi R
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Such a nice walk out to this lighthouse. Gorgeous views looking back at the shoreline (minus the swimming beach view). Parking was a bit sketchy on a hot muggy, busy beach day :)

Thank Karen E
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We have toured this lighthouse before but I had forgotten how steep the ladders were to climb to the top. One thing I didn't remember also, was that we couldn't access the outside of the lighthouse once we reached the top. They were also doing...More

Thank Barbara H
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Barb H
January 10, 2016|
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The Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse is open for climbs Beginning May 27th-Sept 5th. 10am-5pm