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“Great place, a jewel in Central Illinois” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Forest Park

Forest Park
5809 Forest Way Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
309-686-3360
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Peoria
Type: Outdoors
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Owner description: Part of the Peoria Forest Preserve Park.
Downstate Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great place, a jewel in Central Illinois”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Forest park nature center is a great asset for the community. The large park has an extensive number of trails through the woods and restored prairie grassland. There is an A frame interpretative center staffed with knowledgeable staff. They also have a nice nature store full of natural goods. We especially like the candle lit walk they have at Christmas. The trails are lit with luminaries and there is a campfire with hot chocolate and cider at the end. Inside, they have folk art and music. A good time for sure.

Visited December 2012
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Peoria, Illinois
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“TAKE YOUR FAMILY TO FOREST PARK NATURE CENTER”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Whether you choose a solitary hike or an adventure with your family, Forest Park Nature Center is the place to go. Browse through the Nature Center building with many exhibits or hike one of the many well-marked trails. There are also guided hikes throughout the year and special events. This is a little piece of heaven in River City.

Visited August 2013
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