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

Phone: 309-676-0998

Daily Programs

These bullet points are largely guidelines for the daily programs each day. Some days may vary depending on animal temperament. 

Free Public Daily Programs:

  • 10am & 2pm Guided Hike through Reptile Hall
    (meet outside reptile hall entrance door-50 guests max)
  • 4pm Otter Feeding (meet at the Otter enclosure)
    This is an estimated time, and not an official daily program

Free Public Weekend Programs:

  • 11am Keeper Chat 
    (Check schedule board on main bricks for location)
  • 1pm Animal Encounter – Meet on the Main Bricks
    This program happens only on warmer temperature days (55 degrees or warmer) and when the skies are clear of rain or storms

Animal Feeding Times:

  • River otters 9:30am & 4pm

  • Merrill Woods Loop starting at 10:30am
    (bobcats, coyotes, foxes, black bear, wolves)

  • Aviary 4pm
    (bald eagles, screech owl, great-horned owl, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture and red-shouldered hawk)

If you can’t make it to the park, learn from our knowledgeable keepers on our YouTube Channel!