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Belle Isle Park

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Rich with history and natural beauty, Belle Isle Park is a Detroit gem and a Michigan state park. The 987-acre island park features the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, the Belle Isle Aquarium, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, giant slide, athletic...more
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99 Pleasure Dr, Detroit, MI 48207-4373
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I are trying to hit all 50 states together. July 6th we knocked Michigan off of our list. We live in Western PA so the ride to Detroit, MI is only about 4 hours. We decided to check out Belle Isle because...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rachaelg980
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful state park. It still needs some work, but they are getting there. Due to the heavy rains this spring/summer part of the island is flooded. Small beach was clean. Fishing pier was nice too. Many areas for a picnic. So many attractions within the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DutchLace
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of picnic places in big wide open spaces parking only 9 dollars free to enter the aquarium and conservatory which we went to see both we pretty cool to see nothing over the top good way to kill a couple of hours

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ken H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to sunset point and the beautiful fountain on the souther tip of the island. I am looking forward to seeing the rest of the island more closely.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jpanczyk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once you get on the Isle (Recreation Pass on vehicle or purchased pass for $11) you have free access to the park. We were traveling with two young children and after touring the Conservatory and the Aquarium, the kids were ready to run free on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TakeFiveTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has potential written all over it and I hope they can turn this into a tourist location. Really not much to see as it is today.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cthompson5536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Belle Isle is still a nice place to get away for a wonderful sun rise, morning walk, run, bike ride. As a child in the 70's I have so many fond memories of Bell Isle in Detroit, Mi. Pack a lunch and have a waterfront...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many things to do. See the aquarium, museums, Fountains and outdoor activities. Go when the weather is good.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lllkk2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the island, it has beautiful views every where. Also has Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Zoo, or just enjoy a picnic with the family and take it easy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Odyssey210194
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant morning trip to Belle Isle, Michigan Enjoyed sight seeing today Beautiful park setting and views of Detroit and Windsor skylines

Date of experience: July 2019
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kathyl452
April 16, 2019|
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Response from Momof6angels10 | Reviewed this property |
Not as of today, 5-29-19
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Candy R
October 9, 2018|
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Response from merriam641 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any signs that prohibited pets on the grounds.
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Z7995YXjessicam | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dj’s at them and those blow up houses that run on fans. While I don’t know, there has to be power near by.
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