Welcome to McGulpin Point!
The Lighthouse will be closing for the 2018 season at 5 p.m. on October 21st
Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
We welcome tens of thousands of visitors to our site each year, and we enjoy talking with you all
and telling you about the rich history of McGulpin Point!
Admission is $3/person. Children under 5 years of age are free.
Stay on the Historic McGulpin Point Lighthouse Grounds!
Emmet County is pleased to offer overnight accommodations at the McGulpin Point Cottage on the Lighthouse grounds. The secluded apartment, located next to the McGulpin Point Lighthouse, is centrally located near all that Mackinaw City has to offer. Just minutes from downtown Mackinaw City, you will have easy access to restaurants, shops, beaches and the acclaimed Headlands International Dark Sky Park.read more...
Visit our gift shop for one-of-a-kind treasures!
The gift shop at McGulpin Point Lighthouse and Historic Site is stocked each year with unique treasures that reflect life on the Great Lakes and your visit to McGulpin Point. We carry a wide selection of children's books, shipwreck videos and apparel. We welcome you to browse our gift shop while you're in the Mackinaw City area! Be sure to visit the new Headlands Park gift shop right down the street for lots of unique Dark Sky merchandise too!read more...