Sunday, March 7, 2010


Kitch-iti-kipi is a large spring located in the Upper Pennisula. The water is very clear allowing you to see the bottom about 40 feet below. There is a raft that can be pulled by line across the surface of the spring. There is a hole in the center of the raft allowing you to view the bottom from the center of the spring. Water wells up from the below churning the bottom and creating ever changing clouds sand. You can often see large fish swimming below you. This is also the largest freshwater spring in Michigan and is located in Palms Brook State Park.

A view of the surface of the spring.

A view of fallen trees near the edge of the water.

This is taken from the raft. You can see the clouds of sand that are creatd from the upwelling water along with a few of the fish. The wooden structure at the sides of the photograph are the raft.

Another shot of the bottom as the raft moved further across the surface.