Best Park/Trail

For nearly four decades, Wildlife Prairie Park has offered visitors an inside look at the marvelous animal and plant life native to the Midwestern prairie. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Peoria, the 2,000-acre park is home to more than 150 animals, miles of hiking and biking trails, fishing and boating, train rides and distinctive lodging—a beloved setting for an enduring mission of conservation, education and recreation.

Best of Peoria