Hours of Operation & Location

McGulpin Point
500 Headlands Road
Mackinaw City MI 49701

Lighthouse direct number:
(231) 436-5860

Lighthouse information in the off-season:
(231) 348-1704

2017 Hours of Operation

May 20 through the end of September – Daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

October 3-31 daily – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Closing for the season:  Nov. 1, 2017

Open daily, there is no charge, though donations are accepted and appreciated!

Finding McGulpin:
McGulpin Point Historic Site & Lighthouse is located adjacent to The Headlands recreational park, both located just west of Mackinaw City.

From Mackinaw City, travel west on Central Avenue about 2 miles, turn north on Headlands Road.

From southern Emmet County, travel north on any of several main roads including M119, Pleasantview Road, US 31, or I-75.


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