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Palms Book State Park

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Great place to visit! Bring the kids, bring the parents, bring everyone. This place is an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fruitport, Michigan
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A great state park located by some wonderful sites to see nearby. It's not to far from... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Ace C
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“trout”(47 reviews)
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Manistique, MI 49854
+1 906-341-2355
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All reviews big spring trout state park gift shop clear water palms book state an amazing place glass bottom spring fed lake love this place boat ride day pass large fish no charge stretch your legs worth the trip picnic tables
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit! Bring the kids, bring the parents, bring everyone. This place is an amazing place to take pictures.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kimberlyrQ6820HV
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Be sure to stop here and walk the the path to a pond that has a large wooden raft in it. You board the raft and literally pull yourself to the middle of the pond by the rope and pulley system attached to the raft....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Terese_707
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A great state park located by some wonderful sites to see nearby. It's not to far from "civilization" either if you enjoy the creature comforts of town by going in to Manistique, Michigan.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ace C
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Worth the time.. Relaxing, informational, calming!! Enjoyed the scenery and the staff.. We even had an opportunity to feed the fish as the park ranger was busy saving someone's life at the time.. HA HA !!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wrightjerbabe
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Nice park to visit off season if you can find that time. Busy place with peeps and dogs. Nice large gift shop. Outdoor smelly bathrooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise D
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Beautiful little gem. The parking lot was packed. We had to wait our turn to take a ride on the lake, but I am happy that so many people are enjoying nature.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Edmundjb
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Visitors usually come here to see the big spring like we did. The gift shop has cool gadgets for sale and snacks. Highly recommend for tourists in the Manistique area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank beachbum40w
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We took the kids to the park. They have been going there since they were infants riding on our packs snowshoeing. Check this place out year round.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bittychicken
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We went to the springs in the park!! Quite a beautiful, fantastic, STUNNING LITTLE SURPRISE!!!! You only take a few steps through the parking lot and you are there. You get on the raft, have someone turn the wheel for ya and it takes you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank kfedney
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We drove out of way to visit here, based on a friend's recommendation. I'm so glad we did! The springs are beautiful! Pictures really don't do it justice. Just lovely. I'd like to go back in the fall. I imagine it's gorgeous at that time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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5 February 2018|
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Response from lindabP4286CR | Reviewed this property |
Call Palms Book SP @ 906-341-2355 It runs year round. They are hoping you stop in.
9 August 2016|
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Response from Y8928MTdavidr | 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!