July 30, 2018

Water Slide Demo Makes room for beach improvments

After 22 years on the island the Belle Isle Water Slide makes way for new plans for beach front fun. 

July 06, 2018

This Detroiter's path leads directly to a Belle Isle honor

Ed Deeb a man charting many positive paths in his beloved hometown of Detroit can now add another accolade to his already extraordinary list courtesy of Belle Isle 

February 20, 2018

Restoring Belle Isle Boat House to its former glory

Friends of Detroit Rowing reveal their multi-million dollar plan to restore the 115 year old Boat House to it former glory

April 21, 2018

Why 1,000 volunteers came to Belle Isle today

Over 1,000 men, women, and children roll up their sleeves to take part in Belle Isle's annual spring clean up removing debris and refuse across the island. 

November 15, 2017

Belle Isle project will open a channel from Detroit River to inland Lake Okonoka

Renovations begin on Lake Okonoka .Lovers of the picturesque eastern side of Belle Isle will eventually see a Lake Okonoka featuring improved fishing habitat and recreational opportunities — and an open channel leading to the Detroit River.

May 02, 2016

Plans In Works For Big Belle Isle Conservancy Fundraiser

Plans are in the works for a big fundraiser for the Belle Isle Conservancy in conjunction with this year’s Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

May 02, 2016

Heading to Belle Isle? Now you can take the bus

Detroit's new connection to Belle Isle is now operational. The Detroit Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, restarted bus service to Belle Isle.

May 02, 2016

Volunteers roll up their sleeves to help clean Belle Isle

Just about everywhere you went on Belle Isle this morning, there were crews of volunteers getting their hands dirty — raking what seemed like mountains of leaves, clearing tree branches, cleaning up debris.

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