MI: See Photos of Mystery Spring-Fed Swimming Pool In a Forest
There are some weird things found in Michigan woods all over the state but a random swimming pool with a wooden deck is quite the mystery.
Woods of Michigan
I have been lucky enough to hike in several sections of woods all over the state of Michigan and often I would stumble across objects from the past.
I have stumbled upon old settlers' headstones in random places, some Indian burial grounds, old logging cabins, wooden outhouses in the middle of nowhere, and old foundations without a road nearby.
There are lots of old mysteries scattered in the forests of Michigan with one recently grabbing my attention from the woods from the east side of the state.
Random Pool in the Woods of Metamora
Here is a Google Earth photo of this random spring-fed swimming pool that is in the woods of Metamora next to the Flint River.
The 22-acre property on Wilder Road was sold on November 22, 2019, for just under $160,000 but there is no information about the new owner and what is being done with the property. I have not been able to find out who actually built the spring-fed swimming pool that dates back to the 1950s either but did find some people on Facebook who knew of its existence.
One of the commentators talked about discovering the pool in the woods as a kid and that had to be a great find when you are young.
One poster by the name of Sarah said the property was once owned by Emory Clark with was an Olympic rower in the '60s but that still doesn't explain the pool.
You can see in the photo above how the pool is fed by the spring with the line in the grass. The pool is wrapped by a wooden deck and there is even a ladder on the other side to climb out.
As you can see the new owners of the property know about the pool because the grass is being cut around it but definitely a strange piece to have been built no one really has an explanation of who and when the pool was built but a cool find.