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Forest Park

5809 N Forest Park Dr, Peoria, IL 61616-3506
+1 309-686-3360
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Terrific place to clear your head

I love the trails here. They are perfect for getting away from your concerns of the day. Quiet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daveanew
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Peoria, Illinois
Too many hikers, trails are ok

I have been up and down better trails around here, if you are not that in to hiking then this can... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Kyle W
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Washington, Illinois, United States
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Part of the Peoria Forest Preserve Park.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5809 N Forest Park Dr, Peoria, IL 61616-3506
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+1 309-686-3360
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the trails here. They are perfect for getting away from your concerns of the day. Quiet, peaceful, well maintained trails. There is always the opportunity to see some wildlife in their habitat.

Thank Daveanew
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I have been up and down better trails around here, if you are not that in to hiking then this can be a good place to stroll around. It also seems like it's good for younger people and families with kids as they seem to...More

Thank Kyle W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I grew up in the Peoria area and lived there until my late 20s. I always knew where Forest Park Nature Centre was, but I had never actually stopped there to explore. While back home visiting my family in early June, my partner and I...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have hiked many places. while this is not as scenic as the Smokies or the Bighorns, it offers different difficulties and hikes for all levels of hikers. We see wildlife, deer and turkey, every time we go. it is not crowded. it is safe....More

Thank JEBstuart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

lots of easy trails and some challenging trails. Nice place to just get away for a bit right in the city.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love this hidden treasure along the Illinois river. My children the inside exhibits and the walking trails. We have hiked all the trails in area and love the variety in the different wildlife you can see. A great family adventure for all ages.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We even saw a dozen or so deer prancing through the hills, by a trail actually called Deer Run! Trails are well maintained, and the visitor center has a lot of good information and fun exhibits for kids, including a taxidermied eagle and live tarantula....More

Thank magadelle
Reviewed 23 October 2016

On a warm fall day, dry and sunny as it was, it is a wonderful park to enjoy. It's kept in a very natural way, with all the wide trails going up and down the dense woods. Parking is easy, the Nature Center opens only...More

1  Thank irina g
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in last weekend and the park was beautiful with flyers of things to do in the community posted and well maintained trails.

Thank Brittney A
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Forest Park is a gem. It is always a beautiful stroll through the forest with an interesting museum. I love the birds... all kinds including wild turkeys... we see every time we visit. It is a must for any outdoor oriented person visiting the area.

Thank Cheryl D
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Debbe76
12 May 2017|
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Response from JEBstuart | Reviewed this property |
No pets allowed. it is stated on signs in the park. The sign reads, "Please leave pets at home".
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occams-razor
11 February 2016|
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Response from Cheryl M | Reviewed this property |
It is free to park and free to walk the trails.
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PegM1938
16 December 2015|
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Response from Cheryl M | Reviewed this property |
It is free to use any of the trails or go into the Nature Center.
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