Department of Natural Resources
Recognition: Legally Dedicated Natural Area
Size: 160 acres
Location: In the eastern portion of the Upper Peninsula park, approximately 4 miles southwest of Silver City
Management: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Activities: Hiking, cross-country skiing, nature study, photography
Importance: Contains Michigan's second largest natural spring within a rugged wilderness area. A white-cedar swamp surrounds the spring and its stream, although aspen dominates the adjacent upland areas. Beaver workings are present along the stream.
Snow covered pine trees at Union Springs Scenic Site