Belle Isle Park

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  • Address: East Jefferson and East Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48207., United States
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3133960217
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Park, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Leisure, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
Tickets From $385

Situated in the Detroit River between Canada and the United States mainland, Belle Isle Park is a 982 acre (1,534 square meter) island park.

It has a maritime museum, a zoo, a conservatory, an aquarium, a beach, a yacht club and a golf course. You will also see a number of pavilions, monuments and statues. Clean and well patrolled it is best during the summer when it offers a great view of Windsor Canada and Detroit. Enjoy the spectacular fountain or walk, go biking or roller-blading. Or even paddling at the paddle-boat rental. You can admire from afar or walk along the little bridge everywhere. Make use of the grills and cabanas available for public use.

Visit the conservatory where entry is free and see the many cacti, ferns, tropical and outdoor plants. The maritime museum covering 16,000 square feet features a large collection of ships no longer in service. Here you can even go up the old freighter pilot house overlooking the Detroit River. Also visit the aquarium and take some awesome pictures.

Belle Isle Park Travel Tips

  • A Recreation Passport is required while visiting the park by vehicle. This can be purchased online at the mobile contact station on Belle Isle.
  • Although the park is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. facilities inside have their own separate timings and entry charges.
  • Look out for broken glass and fish hooks in some parts of the park.
  • This is a picnic area, hence bring along your own food and drink.

Entrance Ticket Details For Belle Isle Park

  • Individual facilities have separate ticket charges.

Belle Isle Park Hours

  • Individual facilities like the maritime museum, the conservatory, the aquarium, etc. have their own timings.

How to Reach Belle Isle Park

  • Bus No. 025 stops at Jefferson & Concord
  • Bus No 012 and 025 stops at Helen & Jefferson
  • Bus No 610 stops at Jefferson & Grand Boulevard

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  • Belle Isle Park Address: East Jefferson and East Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48207., United States
  • Belle Isle Park Contact Number: +1-3133960217
  • Belle Isle Park Timing: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Belle Isle Park(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Belle Isle Park: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 24.91% of people who visit Detroit include Belle Isle Park in their plan

  • 44.83% of people start their Belle Isle Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Belle Isle Park

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Belle Isle Park

People normally club together Belle Isle and Walkerville Brewery while planning their visit to Belle Isle Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Belle Isle Park Reviews & Ratings

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  • Is there a statue on belle Isle?

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    • There are many statues on Belle Isle. There is one of James Scott (sitting in a chair) near the fountain. There is one of a man riding a horse. There are others too. Some are new but many would have been there in 1941.

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  • i have a picture of my brother and I taken in front of a statue in 1941 can you tell me if there was a statue their at that time?

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  • if I come by car on Wednesday, what is the charge to enter the island?

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  • Is Belle Isle open all year? When can I find entrance amounts to the zoo, conservatory/plants exhibit, and aquarium? Thanks!

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    • The Belle Isle Park is open year-round from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The Belle Isle Aquarium, nature center, and conservatory have free admission. For more information, it is recommended that you visit the official website of the Belle Isle Conservancy. 

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