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Belle Isle Park

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2 Inselruhe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207-4448
+1 844-235-5375
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State of Michigan

Great job the state of Michigan has done bringing this gem back fixing up so much neglected items... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rebrick
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Detroit, Michigan
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Beautiful Island

Belle Isle is a unique park in the Detroit river between Canada and the U.S. there are gardens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan J
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Stevensville, Michigan
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This large urban park on Belle Isle in the middle of the Detroit River contains the Belle Isle Zoo and was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nature center” (42 reviews)
“grand prix” (43 reviews)
“yacht club” (37 reviews)
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2 Inselruhe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207-4448
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+1 844-235-5375
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"nature center"
in 42 reviews
"grand prix"
in 43 reviews
"yacht club"
in 37 reviews
"an aquarium"
in 23 reviews
"giant slide"
in 23 reviews
"great lakes"
in 56 reviews
"detroit river"
in 73 reviews
"scott memorial"
in 14 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 13 reviews
"driving range"
in 9 reviews
"maritime museum"
in 15 reviews
"cleaned up"
in 13 reviews
"ride your bike"
in 9 reviews
"out of state"
in 9 reviews
"picnic"
in 135 reviews
"conservatory"
in 197 reviews
"fountain"
in 189 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great job the state of Michigan has done bringing this gem back fixing up so much neglected items and areas Clean and safe Open to families

Thank rebrick
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Belle Isle is a unique park in the Detroit river between Canada and the U.S. there are gardens, beaches, lagoons, fountains, picnic areas, a nature center and more. It is comparable to Central Park in its green space with the added feature of the river....More

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Belle Isle is a park in the Detroit River, accessible by a bridge from Jefferson Avenue. The park has been upgraded since I was last there, and now offers a lot of space for walking, picnicking, bird watching(we saw a bald eagle) or biking. There...More

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Need to work on keeping the bathrooms clean other than that its still my favorite park in Detroit. As a child we spent many holidays and weekends at Belle Isle my dad would take us to the beach the giant slide the play Escape great...More

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go see & spend some time cruising the area. They have free concerts, picnicking, parking. Great views of the lake and shoreline and you can see Canada too. Hey pack a picnic basket and enjoy it. There are two yacht clubs on...More

1  Thank Frank M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is being restored to its one time beauty after years of neglect . Its now a state park and patrolled heavily by police . The beaches are nice . With anything in Detorit just be safe and use your head

3  Thank Marek L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and dad and I were in town for a day to see some of Detroit. On a recommendation we stopped out to Belle Isle. We were there on a Monday, so traffic and crowds were very light. We wanted to check out the...More

Thank Jason R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The island has a lot to offer with free admission with the state park sticker. Quaint aquarium, the flower conservatory has beautiful flowers & plants. All the other museums were also good. Bring a picnic lunch. Great places for pictures too

1  Thank ADReuter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going here for a few years and it's been progressively getting better. Many people biking, running, playing sports. Gives a throw back feel of how Detroit use to feel and how the city has been progressing. Definitely a good place to hang out...More

Thank Simplythetruth21
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went down to go to the aquarium & conservatory got to go to the Conservatory but the Aquarium closed @ 4 but the Conservatory had so many beautiful trees & huge ferns & orange trees with oranges..what a great experience of how much beauty...More

Thank peppericka
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cjwebber
July 6, 2018|
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I’m not sure. I didn’t see any boats. However I did over hear and group of men talking about it.
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latonya61
July 6, 2018|
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Not sure but you have to secure a permit for your area. It’s best to ask when you get the permit.
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HanslersTravels
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Macy M | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a fee, and they have multiple bike racks all over belle isle
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