Once you cross McArthur Bridge and enter Belle Isle, your hike will veer off to the right and continue for ruff-ly six miles around the entire park. The trail is a paved, multi-use trail shared between joggers, bikers, and dog-walkers, so be mindful of your whereabouts at all times—especially during busy sunset hours! It's important to keep your pup leashed at all times in order to avoid any car or bike accidents.
If you enjoy dog-friendly trails that feature plenty of things to do, then you will adore Belle Isle. Love to take the furkid to playgrounds or enjoy a picnic? There are numerous shady and sunny spots where you can enjoy a snack or watch the kids play about. Belle Isle's main attractions are namely the Whitcomb Conservatory, the Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse, the Belle Isle Nature Zoo and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, just to name a few. There's no shortage of activities on Belle Isle to enjoy with your canine companion.
Most of all, enjoy the sweeping views of the majestic Detroit River as you look over into Ontario, Canada. The Belle Isle Bicycle Trail offers several scenic lookout points, so make sure to visit them all! Remember to leave nothing but pawprints on this pawrific dog-friendly trail on Belle Isle!