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Palms Book State Park

#2 of 19 things to do in Manistique Features Animals
Box 2500 RR 2, Manistique, MI 49854-9609
+1 906-341-2355
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Magical place...

Definitely worth the drive to this unique attraction in this area. We were lucky to get on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judy R
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Worth the visit in the U.P.

The Kitch-iti-kipi at the Park is phenomenal unique viewing. Fun for kids and adults. You can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Box 2500 RR 2, Manistique, MI 49854-9609
+1 906-341-2355
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the drive to this unique attraction in this area. We were lucky to get on the raft when there were probably only 15 of us on it, it was especially nice. No one was talking by the time we got to the other...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kitch-iti-kipi at the Park is phenomenal unique viewing. Fun for kids and adults. You can actually see the springs filling the lake and all of the different fish swimming in it. Crystal clear to 45ft down.

1  Thank 448kerryr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice park. We went to the Springs and rode the raft across it. Beware you have to crank it across yourself but if you are lucky there will be kids willing to do it! Very clean and what staff we came...More

1  Thank crisco1212
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Any time of year the Big Spring (Kitchi-ti-kipi) at Palms Book State Park is dazzling. It is well worth the 12 mile drive off US 2. I almost don't want to tell people how much I love it for fear it will be over run....More

2  Thank fedelaney
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My family visited Palms Book State Park (Kitch-iti-kipi) this past summer during the month of August. It had a nice picnic area where visitors can relax and have lunch. There is a gift shop as well. The walk was not bad, it took about 5...More

Thank Dayla B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you are ever in the area this is a one of a kind stop. Scenic view of a Spring with an open bottom raft where you can view large trout swimming about. This stream never freezes.

1  Thank hmageskigreatlakes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

All the reviews are right, it is a spectacular place. I thought it was bigger, but it is very cool. Only 50 feet from the parking lot is a beautiful pond with what looks like a covered pavilion with two gates. You push down on...More

Thank Tansy2015
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a very nice park, it has nice trails and springs that should be visited, it is a great experience in the middle of the waters seeing the fishes swimming.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not too far off the beaten path and worth the trip. Visit the big springs. Nice clean restrooms and gift shop with snacks.

1  Thank Lori R
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family and I happened upon this little hem in the woods. It's a short walk to the natural spring. Be sure to take the floating dock out to the middle of the spring to get the best views of the clear water and the...More

Thank witchbroomstick
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9 August 2016|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
It was a wide path to the raft and the raft is accessible by a wheelchair.
Linda Kirby J
25 July 2016|
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Response from D T | Reviewed this property |
We purchased a mi park pass for $30 we can use all year as much as we want or a $10.00 day pass can be used for all the parks you want to visit on a single day. Enjoy!
29 June 2016|
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Response from Sparty1973 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you have them on a 6' leash. We brought our 2 small dogs and even brought them on the raft!