Boo at the Nature Zoo to be held October 25-26

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 16, 2013 – The Belle Isle Nature Zoo will host its fifth annual Boo at the Nature Zoo Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Halloween treats will be provided to all who attend, and children are encouraged to wear costumes and bring treat bags. Guests can go on a scavenger hunt and walk an indoor forest trail to search for treats to the sounds of Halloween. Admission to the Belle Isle Nature Zoo and all Boo at the Nature Zoo activities are free.

The Belle Isle Nature Zoo recently underwent more than $1 million in renovations, with improvements that include restoration of the facility's infrastructure, eco-friendly updates and new landscaping.

The Belle Isle Nature Zoo sits on a 5-acre site surrounded by undisturbed forested wetlands on Belle Isle in Detroit, Mich. The facility features indoor animal habitats, a bee exhibit, bird observation window, outdoor native butterfly garden, outdoor classrooms and the Blue Heron Lagoon nature trail. A Deer Encounter allows guests to feed the fallow deer while learning about their history.