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Featured happenings at Belle Isle
Annual Spring Clean-Up
Join us for a morning of fun with a purpose. We will be bringing Belle Isle to life, for the season, with our Annual Spring Clean-Up. This year we will meet at the Flynn Pavilion for registration, site assignments and refreshments. Registration begins at 8:30 am and we will work until 12:00 noon. Refreshments will be served at 12:00 noon, as well. Bring some gloves and join! Sign up with this link: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/belle-isle-conservancy-6290623265?s=35347206.
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.
The daffodils are blooming on Belle Isle!
Sunset Drive road surface improvement and drainage work is now taking place on Belle Isle. 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…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
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