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Manistee, Michigan: Lakeside Lion

An unexpected spot for a full-color statue of a roaring King of the Beasts.

110 S. Lakeshore Drive, Manistee, MI
From downtown drive west on 1st St., then make the first right off of the traffic circle onto S. Lakeshore Drive. When the road curves left, pull into the parking lot on the right. You'll see the lion.
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Lakeside Lion

As of April 29, 2023 the pavilion area/park is under construction/renovations, and the lion is currently missing.

[Jessica Russell, 05/05/2023]

Lion statue.

Manistee Lion

At Lighthouse Park there is a lion statue commemorating the Manistee Lions Pavilion. It looks to be very similar to the one seen at the Robinson Scenic Gardens outside Mancelona; I wonder if they made it. This park also has a public beach, picnic areas, and a scenic view of the Manistee Lighthouse.

[Ducks5921, 11/17/2018]

The two lions appear to be identical. They were probably made by a professional statue company.

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