Dennis Kent visited the lighthouse and sent a writeup and a picture.
This private residence was built in 1895 on a channel that opened a small lake to Lake Superior shipping. It had a 4th order Fresnel. It was decommissioned in 1960 and is visible from across the channel. More info is at www.mendotalighthouse.com.
Note: The lighthouse is private property, please respect this and do not trespass.
Directions: From US-41 in Mandan, follow Mandan Road south to Lac la Belle Road. Make a left onto Lac la Belle Road, and follow that south to Bete Gris Road. Make a left onto Bete Gris Road, and follow that 4.2 miles to the end. From here, you will be able to get some photos from across the channel.View more Mendota Lighthouse pictures