Support Through Amazon

Other Ways To Support Wildlife Prairie Park Do you often make make purchases on Amazon? Did you know you can register with AmazonSmile so Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Wildlife Prairie Park? This is a no cost service through Amazon which can make a huge difference in donations to Wildlife […]

Lodging FAQ

Lodging Frequently Asked Questions How do I book at stay at one of your lodging facilities?Prairie Stables, Legacy Cabins, Grain Cottages, Cabin on the Hill, and Train Cabooses are available for booking exclusively on Airbnb. Reserve your tent camping site by visiting the tent camping page or asking upon arrival to our ticket gate.  Is […]

Executive Team

Wildlife Prairie Park Executive Team The Wildlife Prairie Park Executive Team is the leadership of the park who handles the marketing, hospitality, finance, human resources, and wildlife programs and staff. This group works hard to make sure every aspect of the park is running smoothly for the guests and staff to enjoy! Learn more about […]

Easter At Wildlife Prairie Park

Easter Weekend At Wildlife Prairie Park Friday, April 15 – Sunday, April 17, 2022 Participate in the Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt! Available Friday-Sunday.$3 per person (plus admission) Or Free for Wildlife Prairie Park members   Saturday April 16: 11am-2pm Hayrack Rides every 30 minutes leaving from the Main Bricks in front of the Visitor Center  Daily […]

Spring Wake Up 2022

It’s Spring Wake Up 2022! Sunday, March 20, 2022 Schedule For The Day 10am River Otter Feeding 12-12:30pm Photos with Oscar the Screech Owl in the Visitor Center*substitute owl may be used if needed 1pm Animal Encounter in Forest Hall 2pm Facebook Live – Check in with Gertie the groundhog 3pm Keeper Chat in the […]

Event Inquiry Form

Are you planning a corporate event, wedding, or other private event and need a venue? Wildlife Prairie Park would be happy to help! Fill out our private events inquiry form with general details of your event for our staff to best serve your needs. Once submitted, please give our staff 48 hours to get back […]

Animal Staff

Wildlife Prairie Park Animal Team The animal care team at Wildlife Prairie Park is an important aspect of our park. Learn more about each of the individuals who work hard each day to ensure that all animals at Wildlife Prairie Park are safe, fed, happy, and healthy in their habitats. 

Groundhog Day

What will Gertie see? Shadow or no shadow?

Groundhog Day at Wildlife Prairie Park Groundhog Day Recap Gertie’s Prediction: Gertie saw her shadow which means 6 more weeks of winter!  Scavenger Hunt Winner: Reagon Pedigo of Mapleton Live Reading of Gertie Saves The Day Facebook Live With Gertie’s Prediction Photos From The Event Thursday, February 2, 2023 Join us LIVE and cast your […]

Events At The Park

2022 Events At Wildlife Prairie Park Every day there are free daily programs to experience during your visit at Wildlife Prairie Park. But we also have various events, volunteer training, and other activities for guests to enjoy during their visit. September September 29 – Wildfire Fall Concert Series – DeadHorse Trio – Details October October […]

Wildlife Prairie Park Governing Board

The Friends of Wildlife Prairie Park is a registered 501 3(c) organization. A Board of Directors has been put in place to insure the perpetuation of Wildlife Prairie Park in Peoria County, Illinois, (Park). The Board is responsible for taking any and all actions to support in perpetuity the Vision of the Park – To […]