Located on Hwy 42 (Lake Street) and overlooking Lake Michigan, the Algoma Visitor Center is built on a public park. This award-winning structure was built by the Algoma Chamber with all volunteer labor. From the Visitor Center you can access Crescent Beach and the boardwalk along with benches and picnic areas for your convenience.

The Visitor Center is staffed year-round by a group of volunteers from around the community – many are lifelong residents. They provide information to visitors on attractions, accommodations, fishing, things to see and do, and how to get there.

Algoma Visitor Center Hours

Algoma Visitor Center

Spring/Summer 2024  Hours Effective 5/20/24

  • Sunday | 10AM –1PM
  • Monday  | 10AM – 4PM
  • Tuesday | 10AM – 4PM
  • Wednesday | 10AM – 4PM
  • Thursday | 10AM – 4PM
  • Friday | 10AM – 4PM
  • Saturday | 10AM – 4PM
  • Restrooms/entryway open daily, 6AM – 10PM

Stop in for brochures from individual businesses, menus from area restaurants, events and attractions, information for new residents, and a great view from the wrap around deck. See an enhanced version of our million-dollar view of Lake Michigan with a peek through our coin-operated telescope located on the upper deck.

A limited selection brochures of area attractions and local information is available in the entryway.  Restrooms/entryway are open daily, 6AM – 10PM.

Both the Algoma Visitor Center and the Crescent Beach boardwalk are wheelchair accessible.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at the Algoma Visitor Center, click here.

Copyright 2017, Josh Kohanek. Courtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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