DETROIT (WJBK) - Belle Isle has been temporarily closed due to overcrowding, according to police.
Around 4:20 p.m., Michigan State Police said Belle Isle Park has been closed due to overcrowding. Police say they will monitor the crowd and allow more people in as others leave.
We have temporarily closed Belle Isle Park due to overcrowding. We are going to continue to monitor the crowd and as people leave we will let more on. Thanks for your patience as we keep the park safe for all that want to visit! pic.twitter.com/8qqBzMnXEL— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) May 28, 2018
Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, sitting at 982 acres. It's 100 acres larger than New York's Central Park. Attractions include an aquarium, conservatory, the William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse, the Belle Isle Nature Center, and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum.
To learn more, visit www.belleisleconservancy.org.