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NEW for 2019, join us for a dollar day for your town! Pay just $1 per person to unplug and explore the outdoors with Wildlife Prairie Park! ID is required with the town that is featured during that day to take advantage of $1 admission. No exceptions will be granted. Please call 309-676-0998 with questions.

January 13th- Peoria, IL
February 24th- Galesburg, IL
March 3rd- Bloomington- Normal, IL
April 14th- Canton, IL
May 5th- Morton, IL
June 2nd- Brimfield, IL
July 21st- Kewanee, IL
August 25th- Washington, IL
September 15th- Pekin, IL
October 6th- Bartonville, IL
November 17th- East Peoria, IL
December 15th- Chillicothe, IL

If you don’t see your town listed above, please email Eva at to get on the 2020 Dollar Day list.


Friday, December 6th 4pm-8pm
Saturday, December 7th 12pm-8pm
Sunday, December 8th 12pm-7pm 

Non-Members: $15
Members: $11
Children 2 & under: Free

Included in General Admission:
-Train Ride through the Enchanted Forest
-Meet Santa!
-Decorate a cookie
-Watch our animals open their presents
-Fun holiday crafts
-Holiday games
-Enjoy a snack or hot chocolate
-Write Santa a letter
-Learn about birds of prey 

How to book:
Reservations and advanced payment are required.
Tickets are non-refundable and the event is rain or shine
Reservations can be made by phone only at 309-676-0998

Open Jobs:

    • Trail guides
    • Landscaping/Restoration
    • Train Engineers and Maintenance
    • Adventure Trek tour guides and drivers
    • Special events
    • Adventure Store
    • Animal Programming
    • Park Maintenance
    • History
    • Parades
    • Group Volunteering

Projects change weekly at Wildlife Prairie Park. CFollow this link to see what is new today!

For questions and to set up a time to meet, please contact:
Volunteer Coordinator  (309)676-0998 ext. 102