Visitor Information

Tawas Point Lighthouse

Visitor Guide

Due to the restoration of the lighthouse tower, the lighthouse will be closed to visitors for most of 2023.  There will be an interpreter stationed outside the lighthouse from 11am to 5pm, Thursday through Monday to meet with the public, answer questions, and offer information - note:  this is currently on hold.

Every Tuesday in June, July, and August members of the Friends will be outside the lighthouse from noon to 4pm - drop by to visit and pick up a lighthouse sticker and other handouts and games!

Tawas Store Hours 2023


May 25 through September 4

Open Thursday – Monday, closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Store hours are 11am-5pm

After Labor day the store will be open Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm

September 8-10

September 15-17

September 22-24

September 29 - October 1

October 6-8

October 13-14 (Friday and Saturday only)

Thyme at the Point

There is a brand new concession at the park this year.  It's located on the lake side of the beach pavilion.  Open every day except Thursday from 11 am to 5 pm.

Click the map for driving directions.

Rainy Day Fun

Not a good day for the beach?  Challenge yourself to find specific pavers along the Lighthouse Memorial Walkway.  Click here to see the list of challenges!

Looking for answers to the Paver Search?  Click here!