Situated in the middle of Belle Isle are 20 acres (8.09371 hectares) of wild nature that was long known as the Children's ... More
Belle Isle Nature Zoo
Situated in the middle of Belle Isle are 20 acres (8.09371 hectares) of wild nature that was long known as the Children's Zoo. An elevated walkway takes visitors past large exhibits where exotic animals roam, including kangaroos, cheetahs and tigers. The Zoo also features many interesting nature trails. Belle Isle Zoo is a manageable visit for small children and a great short break for adults.
In the summer months, two hour tours of one of the world's busiest international waterways, the Detroit River , leave
twice a day from docks in two locations: The Upper Detroit River Tour departs from Detroit's downtown Rivard Plaza. ...
Few cities have anything this splendid: an island park of nearly 1000 acres (404.68 hectares). Accessible by a vehicle bridge
only ten minutes' drive from downtown, Belle Isle has been a favorite place of refuge and recreation for 150 ...
This gigantic concrete expanse at the foot of Woodward Avenue stretches from Jefferson Avenue to the Detroit River. Designed in
the 1960s as a civic space by Isamu Noguchi, it includes his unusual twisted spire and fountain. The plaza ...