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Palms Book State Park

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Address: Rt 2 Box 2500, Manistique, MI 49854
Phone Number: 906-341-2355
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Beautiful Campground and Family Friendly

We camp here often and love this place. A very clean and safe place to camp. We often camp there with our family and our friends and stay as long as we can. Don't hesitate to make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Gulliver, Michigan
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Gulliver, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We camp here often and love this place. A very clean and safe place to camp. We often camp there with our family and our friends and stay as long as we can. Don't hesitate to make it a stopover.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love nature you won't want to miss this! This state park give you nature as well as a history lesson about the beautiful clear one of a kind springs. It's a must.

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Levering, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Palms Book State Park. I have been there twice in the summer but this was my first time visiting in the winter. It was absolutely gorgeous. However, you do have to walk about 100 yards in the snow to get to the raft because they don't plow the parking lot in the winter. It wasn't a difficult... More 

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Thank Char D
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i went here on a Friday afternoon in the beginning of January. It was so peaceful and pretty! We were the only ones there for awhile before another small group of people showed up. It's funny...there was a small group of ducks there when we arrived. They then swam away quacking only to return with more ducks!... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is one of my favorite places in the UP. Stunningly beautiful, the pictures do not do it justice. The crystal clear water is so deep and blue. Take the human powered raft across (the kids love this), it has a hole in the middle to see down. A great stop for families, couples or by yourself. Just the perfect... More 

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Nikiski, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The boat pulls across the Big Springs. There are springs on the bottom that you can see bubbling up and hundreds of fish milling around. It's fascinating.

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Thank Karen M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is a fantastic little stop. Beautiful park (probably cleanest state/ntnl park I've ever been in. The short trails and wonderful boat ride are well worth it. The kids loved pulling the boat/raft across the pond, and we loved the views.

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Thank Don S
Wixom, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a wonderful and unique experience. You can see the water bubbling up at the bottom of 40-feet deep crystal clear water. The place is so picturesque. There's about 1+ hour drive from Munising MI. However, it is totally worth the drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The springs is a truely unique natural feature of the U.P. We enjoyed the low key, low tech raft to view the springs. It was like natures fish bowl. Take a drive you won't regret.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Wonderful place to visit, don't miss it. The raft out to the middle of the spring is spectacular. Bring a camera for sure.

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