Baileys Harbor Birdcage Lighthouse

This morning’s tour is from along the winter shoreline of Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin. You will get a glimpse and 360-degree view of the island that the Baileys Harbor birdcage lighthouse sits on with a winter view of the Lake Michigan shoreline.

General Info

Lighthouse is on a privately owned island that is popular for people to kayak around during the summer months both the lighthouse and island are enjoyed as a summer home by the private landowners.
Address:7950 Ridges Rd, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
County:Door County
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This will be a dead end. Using the Google map location will get you to a point where you can catch a glimpse of the lighthouse when looking off the right-hand side of the point toward the island.

Baileys Harbor Birdcage Lighthouse

The Birdcage Lighthouse 360 Degree Birdseye View

The lighthouse is hidden among tall cedars and hardwoods.  One excellent way to view the island is by including a 360-degree video.

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Icy Lake Michigan

After a few snowfalls, the shoreline of Lake Michigan has mini ice chunks and pancake-type ice building up along her steel blue-colored waters.

Below is the view of the Lakeshore looking toward the lighthouse.

The Birdcage Lighthouse In All Her Glory

Why Is This Lighthouse So Special?

The lighthouse is one of four lighthouses in the United States still equipped with this style of lantern​.

With so many lighthouses among us, it is two cool pieces of history sitting out on that beautiful island.

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