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

Phone: 309-676-0998

Capital Campaign

Donate Now Since our founding in 1977, the mission of Wildlife Prairie Park has never wavered. We strive to offer interactive, nature-oriented educational and recreational activities that provide transformational experiences inspiring conservation of the great outdoors.  Our founder Bill Rutherford once said “It is a privilege to preserve wilderness areas for the children of distant […]


Cougar Puma concolor CLASS: Mammalia  ORDER: Carnivora  FAMILY: Felidae  GENUS: Puma  SPECIES: concolor Puma Concolor is known by more names than any other mammal in the world – cougar, mountain lion, puma, panther, ghost cat, and catamount to name a few. Cougars are the fourth largest cat in the world, after lions, tigers and jaguars and the second largest […]

Did You Love Our Park?

Winnie the Otter and the rest of our animals and staff hope you had a wonderful time at Wildlife Prairie Park! We would love to hear what you thought of your visit on either Google or Facebook. Also please consider making a donation to help us feed and care for our amazing animals and maintain […]

VIA (Very Important Angler) Membership

VIA (Very Important Angler) Membership Is fishing more than a hobby, but a way of life? Instead of counting sheep to fall asleep, do you count blue gills? Then you might be the perfect candidate for our Very Important Angler Membership! You’ll get private access to all seven professionally managed/stocked Wildlife Prairie Park lakes and […]

Laser Tag

Outdoor Laser Tag Adventure Opening May 6, 2023 What’s better than playing laser tag with your friends? Playing laser tag at Wildlife Prairie Park where you’ll get to explore the park while you “tag”. With our Outdoor Laser Tag Adventure, you’ll be treated to three laser tag games (approximately one hour in total) along with […]

Mike Boatman Photography Classes

Bring your camera and prepare to learn from an expert!  Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Price: $30 members | $40 nonmembers Schedule (subject to change and the instructor’s discretion):  1 hr lecture – in Log Room  1-2hr shoot throughout the Park Lunch 1-2hrs Critique Images Don’t forget to bring lunch! This workshop will take place indoors and […]

A Night in the Wild

Dinner Menu Garden Salad with Ranch or Honey Vinaigrette Smoked Turkey Rotisserie Chicken Breast Corn Souffle Glazed Carrots Peanut Butter Honey Truffles   Please note that while kids are welcome, programming content is geared toward ages 14 and up Purchase Tickets