Hours & Directions

Open year round! Just 10 miles west of downtown Peoria. Wildlife Prairie Park is conveniently located 2.5 miles south of I-74.

Current Hours of Operation:
9 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
9 AM to 6:30 PM Saturday & Sunday

In order to ensure each guest is able to enjoy the Park, we limit the last admission to the Park one hour before closing. This provides at least an hour to enjoy the Park before we close for the day.

Depending on the time of year, the hours may change. 

Summer Hours (Memorial Day to October 21st): 
9 AM to 6 PM Daily

Winter Hours (November 1st to Memorial Day):
9 AM to 4:30 PM Daily

Park is closed on dates below

  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve
  • New Years Day


• Take I-74
• Exit 82 or I-474, Exit 3
• Follow the signs to Wildlife Prairie Park

Address for GPS

3826 N. Taylor Road  –  Hanna City,  –  IL 61536

Click here for directions through Google Maps.