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Willowbrook Wildlife Center

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525 S Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6900
+1 630-942-6200
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Willowbrook is an amazing facility that cares for and rehabilitates injured wildlife . There are... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Kenneth K
,
Wheaton, United States
Great day trip for kids to see local wildlife.

We love taking our kids and grandkids to see local wildlife here. There is a very nice walk around... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Judie J
,
Warrenville, United States
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525 S Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6900
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+1 630-942-6200
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"butterfly garden"
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"a great place to bring"
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"pleasant visit"
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"sandhill cranes"
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"nice walk"
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"hidden gem"
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"nature trail"
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"outdoor exhibits"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Willowbrook is an amazing facility that cares for and rehabilitates injured wildlife . There are many educational exhibits for the kids, along with an outdoor and indoor zoo with animals that are permanent residents who cannot be released into the wild due to the nature...More

Thank Kenneth K
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We love taking our kids and grandkids to see local wildlife here. There is a very nice walk around a lake where you can view footprints of different animals, and inside, you can see animals recuperating from various accidents or sicknesses. We once brought an...More

Thank Judie J
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Willowbrook is a great place to bring kids for a short or long time. Our 2 year old grandson loves the inside cages the best. He also enjoys the puzzles and puppets. There is no charge but they do ask for a small donation. Sometimes...More

Thank mcthGlenellyn
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The rangers and employees here are very helpful in educating kids on wildlife. We have attended numerous events here and they are always amazing. We highly recommend the weekend program in April/May for International Migratory Bird Day. You get to see bird banding and your...More

Thank Margie F
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a local place for Glen Ellyn and surroundings. A place to feel out in the wilderness, PLUS view and experience various wild animals (who have been injured and are getting rehab). A certain selection of animals are in their permanent collection. Take your...More

1  Thank 48travellady
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This wild animal rehabilitation centers is one of the three largest in the country. The animals helped here are native to northern Illinois. You can see some of them that are not capable of being released back into the wild. A nice short walk outdoors...More

Thank Debbie E
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

This place is great to go to for an hour or two to just relax, see some wildlife and enjoy nature. No admission cost however they do have a donation box and after seeing all they do for wildlife, feel they could definitely justifiy charging...More

Thank KandKAndrews
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a community gem, serving the wildlife and the people of DuPage and beyond. They rehabilitate wildlife that has been injured and release if possible. Those that will never be able to be released are on display in outdoor exhibits. There is a nice...More

Thank mrsimba60137
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Willowbrook is great for preschoolers and lower level grammar school students. It's small and very doable in an hour or so. Sometimes they have smaller animals to pet...like a rabbit. Staff is very friendly. They ask for a donation via sign but it is voluntarily.

Thank John L
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

We accidentally stumbled upon this center while on a weekend trip. I am so glad that we did! This place is incredible! In the main welcome center, They showcase birds and reptiles that have been injured. There are placards on each cage with information on...More

2  Thank JJRiann
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