Lights, Lights, Baby!!! Whoa! Thanks to Tom Gores, Platinum Equity, and the Penske team, our gorgeous MacArthur Bridge just got even more beautiful! The pictures highlight tonight’s official lighting, from the quiet of the “before”, to the excitement…more
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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.
places to see
Belle Isle Aquarium
Belle Isle Aquarium is open every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and parking.
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.
Dossin Great Lakes Museum is open Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Starting Friday, June 13, the Museum will be open on Fridays from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. all summer through Labor Day weekend (except Friday, July 4). Admission to the Dossin Great Lakes Museum is FREE.
Belle Isle Nature Zoo is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April to November and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through April. Free admission.
Underneath the 90-year old James Scott Memorial Fountain as volunteers prepare the fountain for its fourth-consecutive year being fully operational.
Belle Isle is in full bloom for spring!
The teachers that organized the Plant Sale on Belle Isle with the Golightly Career and Technical Center are no longer working with the school, so there will be no Plant Sale this year. …more
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
The State of Michigan has a job posting for a landscape designer.…more
- 5.03.15The Detroit News
- 4.24.15Detroit Free Press