Kitch-iti-kipi (Big Spring)
Gaze upon ancient tree trunks, lime-encrusted branches and fat trout as they slip through the crystal waters in the depths of Michigan’s largest spring. A covered self-operated observation raft allows access to vantage points overlooking fascinating underwater features. Kitch-Iti-Kipi is a worthy journey from Paradise for those interested in a spectacular natural attraction.
How to Get There: From Paradise, head northwest on M-123S and drive 40.6 miles, turn right onto M-28W and drive 3 miles, turn left onto M-117S and drive 14.5 miles, turn right onto US-2W and drive 44.1 miles, turn right onto M-149N and drive 2.7 miles, turn left to stay on M-149N and drive 1 mile, turn right onto Co Rd 455 and drive 4.3 miles, turn right onto M-149N and drive .7 miles, take the third right onto Sawmill Rd. Totals 2 hours and 31 minutes. View driving directions here.