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

Phone: 309-676-0998

Kayak Group or Party Inquiry Form

We have kayaks for 7 adults and 2 children to be on the water at the same time. Group kayaking is available during the week on Taylor Lake or Deep Lake and Beaver Lake. Your 2 hour rental includes admission to the Park! Once party is booked, the waiver and other documents will be emailed […]

Laser Tag Party Inquiry Form

Parties accommodate up to 15 players for 2 hours. Reservation includes at least 6 rounds of laser tag, allotting time for set up, instruction, group photos, breaks, and departure. Day entry to Wildlife Prairie Park is also included. Once party is booked, the waiver and other documents will be emailed to the party organizer.

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 […]

Megan’s Lodge

Megan’s Lodge BOOK NOW This previously exclusive cabin is now open for reservations! Megan’s Lodge is the only cabin situated along Deep Lake and has a private dock that is great for fishing or enjoying the scenic view. Although secluded, this cabin is close to fish stocked lakes, hiking trails, and more. Disconnect during your […]


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 […]

The Team

Leadership Roberta English Chief Executive Officer Roberta English is the Executive Director of Wildlife Prairie Park. She joined the Park in 2019 with a focus on developing and strengthening relationships throughout the community and improving the Park’s multiple revenue streams. Roberta has a passion for creating workplaces with positive culture, diversity of thought, and entrepreneurial […]

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 […]

Adopt An Animal

Adopt An Animal You can make a difference by adopting an animal today! Your support helps fund quality care and food for the animal of your choice for one year. Adoptions make great gifts for birthdays, holidays or special celebrations for the person who has everything.  Help feed and care for the animals Wildlife Prairie […]