Paddle Belle Isle

Belle Isle Park
2 Inselruhe,
Detroit, MI 48206

AARP and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Rec 101 program have partnered to get you ready to explore and experience the best of Michigan's great outdoors in a safe and fun way.

Experience the signature AARP "Life Reimagined" program from the cockpit of a kayak. Enjoy an evening float along Belle Is;e Park's canals and learn about urban wildlife, paddling and how to navigate life's river bends. Meet at the Flynn Pavillion, near the intersection of Picnic Way and Loiter Way, in Belle Isle Park. Limited kayak rentals are available from Riverside Kayak Connection. To reserve a kayak and RSVP, call Riverside Kayak Connection at 734-558-4700. Maximum 30 participants.

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate at the Secretary of State.

For camping reservations, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

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