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Forest Park Nature Center

Forest Park Nature Center
5809 Forest Park Drive
309-686-3360

Nestled in the beautiful forested bluffs of the Illinois River, visitors to this unique 540-acre Nature Center and Preserve will experience the natural realm of Illinois, where they will find:

  • Seven miles of hiking trails through both forested woodlands and prairie openings
  • A natural history museum and bird observation room
  • The Trailhead Nature Store with books and unique nature items
  • A variety of musical and educational programs
  • Over 500 acres of dedicated Illinois State Nature Preserve


Forest Park Nature Center is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media

Upcoming Events at Forest Park Nature Center

Forest Habitats

Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Peoria, IL
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