Lighthouse Friends Home Page
 Boyer Bluff, WI    
Lighthouse best viewed by boat or plane.
Description: On September 5, 1933, a flashing white light of 280 candlepower was established on a white skeleton pyramidal tower on Boyer Bluff, the northwesterly end of Washington Island. The light had a focal plane of 215 feet and was visible for eleven miles.

In 2012, the light produced a white flash every six seconds, had a focal plane of 220 feet, and was located atop a sixty-seven-foot-tall tower.

Location: Located on the northwestern tip of Washington Island, just off the northern end of the Door County Peninsula.
Latitude: 45.4205167
Longitude: -86.936603

For a larger map of Boyer Bluff Lighthouse, click the lighthouse in the above map.

Travel Instructions: Washington Island is accessible via a car ferry from Northport, located on the northern tip of the Door County Peninsula.

The light is owned by the Coast Guard. Grounds/tower closed.

Find the closest hotels to Boyer Bluff Lighthouse

See our List of Lighthouses in Wisconsin

The lighthouses The Maps Our friends Lighthouse Resources Lighthouse Events
Copyright © 2001-
Send us an e-mail - please note that is not affiliated with any lighthouse

Pictures on this page copyright Kraig Anderson, used by permission.