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

Forest Park
Ranked #8 of 36 things to do in Peoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Part of the Peoria Forest Preserve Park.
Downstate Illinois
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great place, a jewel in Central Illinois”
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
Thank travelwithmydear
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Peoria, Illinois
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131 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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
Thank pollyanna123
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