Palms Book State Park


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Palms Book State Park


Location:At the northern terminus of M-149, north of US 2 at Thompson.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), concession/store, observation raft and a trail leading to it (é).
Activities:Nature study; hunting.
Special Features:Park features the state's largest freshwater spring, Kitch-iti-ki-pi, the Big Spring, which measures 200 feet across and 40 feet deep. More than 10,000 gallons per minute gush from fissures in the spring's underlying limestone. A self-operated raft guides visitors to vantage points overlooking underwater features.
Address:c/o Indian Lake State Park
8970W County Rd 442
Manistique, MI 49854

Phone:906-341-2355
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=425
Size: 388 acres.

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