Vermilion Station House

Currently used as a(n) Marine Research Facility

The Vermilion Station House was built in 1938

This Roosevelt Station House was designed by U.S. Coast Guard (P.H.P. & D.K.R)


This station building's condition is Fair


This station building is not endangered or threatened


This building was Altered

Station closed in 1944 and sold in 1947. Stations site is the Vermilion Point Nature Preserve, owed by the Little Traverse Conservancy, Inc. Station house survives.

Station house is used for housing biology research students from Lake Superior State University on an occasional basis, and employees of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who monitor Piping Plover nesting activities.


Vermilion Point Nature Preserve
Paradise MI 49768

Owner Information

Little Traverse Conservancy, Inc., Vermilion Point Nature Preserve
3264 Powell Road

Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9469

(231) 347-0991

[email protected]

If you have questions, please contact:

Thomas C. Bailey
Executive Director