The Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse and Museum is located on the shore of Lake Huron within the grounds of Lighthouse Park. The Museum provides a wonderful trip into the history of the Lighthouse, the Lifesaving Station, and Huron County. The Lighthouse and Museum are open from Memorial weekend until October 15th. The Museum hours are 10:00AM to 6:00PM seven days a week.
There is no admission charge, but donations are appreciated.
FROM PORT HURON
From Port Huron, take M-25 north along the Lakeshore. Pass through Lexington, Port Sanilac, Harbor Beach and Port Hope. Six miles north of Port Hope, turn right onto Lighthouse Road. Travel 1/2 mile on Lighthouse Road and you will see the entrance to Lighthouse Park on your right. Turn right, and 300 yards into Lighthouse Park you will see Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse.
Travel time is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes.
FROM PORT AUSTIN
From the Shell Station in Port Austin, take M-25 South (which actually heads east at that point) 12 miles (1 mile past Huron City). Lighthouse Road will be on your left. Turn left toward the lakeshore and travel approximately 1/2 mile to the entrance to Lighthouse Park. Turn right at the Park sign, travel 300 yards and you will see the Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse
Travel time is approximately 15 minutes.
FROM BAD AXE
Take M-53 north and travel 12 miles to Kinde Road. Turn right onto Kinde road and travel 17 miles to M-25 (Kinde Road ends at M-25). Turn left onto M-25, travel 6 miles north tp Lighthouse Road. Turn right onto Lighthouse road, travel 1/2 mile to the entrance of Lighthouse Park. Travel 300 yards to the Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse.
Travel time is appriximately 40 minutes.
The address of Lighthouse Park is :
Lighthouse County Park
7320 Lighthouse Road
Port Hope, Mi. 48468 for GPS users.