Belle Isle Park


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Belle Isle Park

Address:E Grand Blvd & Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone:313-852-4075
Fax:313-852-4074
Web: www.ci.detroit.mi.us/recreation/
Size: 983 acres.
Location:Located five minutes from downtown business district on an island in the Detroit River. Accessible by bridge.
Facilities:Canoe rentals, trails, conservatory, gardens, nature center, amphitheater, aquarium, casino, marine museum, fishing piers, swimming beach, nine-hole golf course and driving range, playgrounds, sports areas (including 10 lighted tennis courts and cinder running track).
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, swimming, golf, basketball, football, soccer, ice skating, handball, racquetball, tennis.
Special Features:The park, which features five miles of shoreline, was designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

See other parks in Michigan.
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IMSA Sportscar Championship: Belle Isle Park, 11:30 a.m.
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* The 19th Annual Detroit Grand Prix (www.imgmotorsports.com; 800-498-RACE) rumbles into Motown June 16-18 at the Belle Isle Park Raceway.