Here Is Another Reason To Visit Detroit’s Belle Isle
Belle Isle is getting a bit of a makeover
Belle Isle Park is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and It's right here in Michigan. The great news about Belle Isle is with every year it is getting better and better!
According to WXYZ.com.
Construction of a new, ground-breaking garden has started – 18,000 plants will go into the ground as world-renowned Dutch designer Piet Oudolf brings this masterpiece to life.
The new attraction will be called “Oudolf Garden." in honor of the designer. Already 600 people have signed up to assist in fall planting on the acre and a half of land. Desinger Piet Oudolf commented on the impact that the new garden will have on the Isle...
Not only for people, but insects, butterflies, bees. It has so much to offer to the environment. I think that's also part of my work.
Other amazing attractions that you can take in on the Isle are...
- The Belle Isle Aquarium
- The Belle Isle Conservatory
- The Belle Isle Nature Center
- The James Scott Memorial Fountain
- The Dossin Great Lakes Museum,
- A municipal golf course
- A half-mile (800 m) swimming beach
- The site of a Coast Guard station
- The Detroit Yacht Club sits on an adjacent island connected to Belle Isle by a bridge
90 percent of the plants are coming from Michigan growers, and the garden is expected to be open in the fall of 2020.
Check Out The Aerial View Of The Isle