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Featured happenings at Belle Isle

  • We've moved offices

    The Belle Isle Conservancy office has moved to a new location. The new address is 300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800, Detroit, MI 48207.

  • Recreation Passport Information

    Starting Feb 1st, 2015, all vehicles that access Belle Isle will require a Michigan Recreation Passport or Daily Pass for Non-Michigan registered vehicles. Pedestrians and bicyclists are not required to have a Recreation Passport. The pass is required per vehicle and not for individuals. Click here for more details.

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  • 4.16.15

    Sunset Drive partially closed for road surface improvements

    Sunset Drive road surface improvement and drainage work is now taking place. Sunset Drive between Casino Way and Fountain Drive is closed. Total road closure encompasses less than a quarter of a mile. Sunset Point is still accessible to vehicle traffic by following the detour signs. The closed portion of roadway will reopen mid-June.…more

  • 3.23.15

    DNR Job Posting: Landscape Designer

    The State of Michigan has a job posting for a landscape designer.…more

  • 3.18.15

    More than 40 state park jobs available this summer in downtown Detroit

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for more than 40 summer positions at its three downtown Detroit parks and recreation facilities, offering valuable work experiences in areas from customer service to park operations and building maintenance. Experience gained in these positions can help secure future employment.…more

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10:00 am Warbler Hike @ Belle Isle Nature Zoo
Warbler Hike @ Belle Isle Nature Zoo
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Let’s celebrate the return of spring migrants including warblers, vireos, tanagers and more with a morning of birding in the woods of Belle Isle.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  We will have a limited…more
6:00 pm Detroit Historical Society’s Spr... @ Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Detroit Historical Society’s Spr... @ Dossin Great Lakes Museum
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Detroit Historical Society's Spring Into Belle Isle Gala @ Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Join us at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for our annual celebration of spring! Stroll down memory lane as we celebrate Belle Isle’s rich history – and exciting future! Enjoy refreshing cocktails, strolling dinner and…more
10:00 am Nature Tots @ Belle Isle Nature Zoo
Nature Tots @ Belle Isle Nature Zoo
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Join us for a FREE program for children ages 2-4 years and their adult caregivers. Enjoy stories, crafts and activities as we use our senses to explore nature together! Programs will be held on the…more