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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.
Want to be one of the first to get the new Pewabic Belle Isle tiles? Get your tickets today for the Scott Fountain Pewabic Party where you can shop Pewabic’s House and Garden Show. Tickets for our party (Friday, June 5th) to raise funds to restore the…more
The BIC and DNR are jointly hiring for a vacant Belle Isle Park Volunteer Coordinator position. Applications are due Friday, June 5th. See the link below for details.
The Belle Isle Conservancy and the Department of Natural Resources are jointly hiring a full-time volunteer coordinator for Belle Isle Park. …more
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
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