Address: 3826 N. Taylor Road
Hanna City, IL 61536

Phone: 309-676-0998

An Adventure Awaits

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Prairie Zephyr Train

Wildlife Prairie Park

Our Park has been referred to as a jewel in the North American Midwest. We have also been listed as a top 10 destination to visit in Illinois. Located just outside of Peoria, IL, this 1,800-acre zoological park is home to 60 different species and over 180 animals that are or were all native to the area. Our guests come to learn about and see wolves, bison, waterfowl, black bears, elk, otters, badgers, snakes, bobcats and more!

You will enjoy Our Park’s spectacular natural landscapes, natural wildlife viewing, and more throughout all seasons of the year. Our available event spaces and lodging provide the backdrop for once-in-a-lifetime wedding celebrations, holiday parties, corporate events, school events and quarterly retreats. There is something for all ages and stages at Wildlife Prairie Park… your adventure awaits!

Become a Member

Explore annual membership options, including our brand new VIA (Very Important Angler) Membership, and enjoy Park activities and discounted programs all year long.

Come See Our New Wolves

Today is the perfect day to visit our new wolf pups – Aurora & Tala and our wolf pack – August, Sumac, Cypress, and Luna!

Keeper for a Day

Learn what it takes to care for all the animals at the Park!​

A Memorable Peoria Experience!

We’re extremely proud that Our Park is featured in Molly Crusen Bishop’s new book 100 Things to Do in Peoria Before You Die

Upcoming Events

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30sep9:00 am1:00 pmVolunteer WorkdayWildlife Scary Park Trail Lighting

30sep1:30 pm3:30 pmGuided Hike with a NaturalistLake & Prairie Habitat


07oct9:30 am3:30 pmDo we need the lens to see?Mike Boatman Photography Class

13oct4:00 pm10:00 pmWildlife Scary Park

14oct2:00 pm10:00 pmWildlife Scary Park

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