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Wildlife Prairie Park

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3826 N. Taylor Rd., Peoria, IL 61536
Wildlife Prairie Park
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much to do at this park! There are many animals in their natural habitat, all of which are indigenous to Illinois, as well as reptiles and birds, in exhibits where they are easily observable. There is also hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and lots of special events. You can even stay overnite in a variety of different kinds... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there last Saturday to participate in their annual Olde English Faire. We left Schaumburg at 6 am and got there exactly at 9am when they opened. We had time to look around and had a family meeting to prioritize our visit. We got to ride their mini train to the North and South loops.We saw animals like black... More 

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Riverside, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this weekend with two other couples - we rented three of the four cabooses for two nights - each couple had a 4/5 year old boy crazy about trains. The kids were beyond excited. Kind of a cross between a hotel stay and camping. (We go tent camping, so we're a bit more used to roughing it.) The cabooses... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cabin on the Hill is a perfect location to unplug, unwind and relax. The cabin has 1 double bed, 2 twin beds and a small sleeping cushion. There is a table and 4 chairs. The kitchen has a microwave, hotplate, dorm size refrigerator and coffee pot. You will need to bring your own plates, cups, silverware, pots/pans and a... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

As members of this park, a few times a year we stay at the park in the cabooses they've converted into rooms. They arent huge, but for two its just right, small tv, microwave and fridge. right next ot a pond to fish in. we also like the grain bins that are rooms too. support wildlife everyone

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Decatur, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My toddler and I stopped and enjoyed our visit. The only negative was paying the money for the bus out to the Bison/Elk. It was horrible, the van was stuffed with people and we were stuck behind the driver and my toddler couldn't see anything. It was disappointing all the way around, even the tour ladies were ridiculous (think 2... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Searching for something fun in the middle of a polar vortex we found staying in a silo at the park to be a real treat on Valentine's Day! Unique Accommodations beautiful setting no matter the season! We will certainly play and stay at WPP again! Next is tent camping!

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East Peoria, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went there to celebrate Mother's Day 2014. We had a great time. The giant slide is still a big hit for kids of all ages! The park has been making improvements and continue to make great strides. More animals would be nice to see. I hope the right people stay focused on the task at hand: Bringing family fun to... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed at stable prairie 3.They should have provided better kitchen facility for the price. The train ride and walking trails are good. We saw bison,wolfs,bear,badger and deer. I will recommend this place for families with kids and wildlife enthusiasts.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This is the most amazing day out. Lovely walks, lots of wildlife to view, nice little gift shops. Interesting to view the school house too. Things for everybody, so whatever your age, you'll find something which interests you.

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