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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

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