Ralph Wilson Gateway and Trail open on Belle Isle

DNR and partners complete southern trailhead for Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail and break ground on new Eugene & Elaine C. Driker Trail.

Representatives from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, the Land and Water Conservation Fund and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation gathered today on Belle Isle for the ribbon-cutting of the first phase of the Ralph Wilson Gateway and Trail. The ceremony also celebrated the launch of construction for the new Eugene and Elaine C. Driker Trail on the east end of the Detroit island park.