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Under a 30-year lease agreement signed by the City of Detroit, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources manages the island park, while the City maintains ownership of the park. Belle Isle, a 982-acre island, officially became a state park on February 10, 2014.
One of the first changes Detroit residents and others will see is an $11 annual fee, which allows entry into all state parks. The fee will be gradually phased in during the first year of state management of Belle Isle.
Individuals who walk, bike or jog to the island will not have to pay the entry fee.
For information on shelter reservation, park rules and regulations, etc... please contact:
State of Michigan
Department of Natural Resource
Phone: (313) 396-0217
or visit their website:
State of Michigan - Department of Natural Resources
Belle Isle Facts & History