The Big Sable Point Light is a lighthouse on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan near Ludington in Mason County, Michigan, at the Ludington State Park. It is an active aid to navigation.
The lighthouse was transferred to state ownership on November 1, 2002. The site manager is the Sable Points Light Keepers Association.
Take state highway M-116 north from Ludington to Lakeshore Drive. Proceed north for 6.5-mile (10.5 km) to Ludington State Park. A vehicle permit is required and a fee collected. It is under the care of the Sable Point Lightkeepers Association, which was formed in 1986. The organization has been instrumental in restoring the light and associated buildings. A volunteer keeper program makes is possible for volunteers to live and work in the lighthouse for two week periods. There is a waiting list to do this. Tours are available, and events do occur (a calendar is available).
Bus transportation is available the third Saturday of July, August and September. Buses travel from the State Park Visitors Center to the lighthouse is from 10am to 5pm. Round trip cost is $2.00 per rider, with a maximum of $10.00 per family. Among them are scheduled bus tours on specified weekends.
Otherwise, access requires a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) walk up the beach or hiking trail.