Wildlife Prairie Park has been referred to as a jewel in the Midwest. We have also been listed as one of the top 10 destinations to visit in Illinois. Located just outside of Peoria, IL, this 1800-acre zoological park is home to 60 different species and over 150 animals that are or were all native to the area. Guest like you come to learn about and see wolves, bison, black bears, elk, cougars, otters, badgers, and more!
Our guests come to hike on 25 miles of groomed hiking trails or bike on 24 miles of maintained biking trails. They come to fish in one of our four fishing lakes and or camp under the stars. They come to play disc golf, stay in one of our cabins and they come to just enjoy nature and the great outdoors. You will enjoy the Park’s spectacular natural landscape, take a train ride and so much more!
You can enjoy the park’s spectacular natural landscapes, and natural wildlife viewing, 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!
Wildlife Prairie Park is a not-for-profit 501c3 corporation. Our mission is: “To offer interactive, nature-oriented educational and recreational activities that provide transformational experiences inspiring conservation of the great outdoors.”