Petoskey, Michigan: Artesian Springs - Bring Your Own Cup

Straight out of the ground to slake your thirst.

Petoskey State Park

Address:
2475 Hwy 119, Petoskey, MI
Directions:
Park at Petoskey State Park and walk north along the beach until you see either bubbling water in pools along the shore or your feet feel a distinct difference in temperature - cold! Watch small children, the springs are deep. You will encounter a private association small clubhouse before you get there, stay close to the shoreline as Lake Michigan is public property.
Phone:
231-347-2311
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Artesian Springs - Bring Your Own Cup

Drinkable water springs from the ground in this area along the Lake Michigan Shore. Home owners in the late 1800's and early 1900's pushed pipes into the ground in their mostly lakefront yards in the city of Harbor Springs and built rock wells around them. Water flows up through them to this day.

Bring your own cups!

[Mary, 05/01/2008]

Pure water is so rare to find these days -- even when it's in a plastic bottle or coming out of the tap. So nice of the state of Michigan to share.

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