Belle Isle closed to vehicles after park reaches capacity on Memorial Day

Belle Isle closed to vehicle traffic Memorial Day after the Detroit park reached capacity.

The park began restricting vehicle access to the park at 2 p.m. Monday. As of 4:30 p.m., vehicle traffic is not allowed for at least another two hours. Foot traffic can still enter the park.

The park is posting closure updates here.

Other state parks and recreation areas around Michigan are also rerouting vehicles as people flock to the parks for the holiday.