To reach the Ship Canal Light and North Pierhead Light, visitors must park in the lot near the station’s gate and follow the driveway from the front gate to the seawall. This impressive red structure is located at the fully operational U.S. Coast Guard station on the Lake Michigan end of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal. The Pierhead navigation light was built in 1882, and the station was built with a tower light in 1899, renovated in 1903, and automated in 1972. The lower level breakwall is the only section of the grounds that are open to the public. To reach the Ship Canal Light and North Pierhead Light, visitors must park in the lot near the station’s gate and follow the driveway from the front gate to the seawall.

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