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Beautiful View and Nearby Homes

Lovely historic area of Peoria where the Whiskey Barons of the 19th century built their mansions... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
New York
Nice Park, with a terrible location

This is a nice park but the surrounding neighborhood at least where our GPS took us through on main... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
7 Aug 2018
“Nice Park, with a terrible location”
7 Jul 2018
“500 year old tree”
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426 W High St, Peoria, IL 61606-1921
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a nice park but the surrounding neighborhood at least where our GPS took us through on main roads has become a "war zone" Visit the park, enjoy the sites but try to be gone well before 4pm when it starts to become less...More

Thank Toddsbc383
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old tree fenced off. Very interesting to look at and read the history. Takes about 5 minutes. This very small park is on a one-way road with street parking. Beautiful historic homes on the street.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We happened upon this while driving around in Peoria. We were greeted by a sweet orange cat who I'm guessing lives around there. It has signs up providing information about the tree and it's surrounded by gorgeous old houses that create a lovely atmosphere. I...More

Thank midwesterngirl75
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This tree is a Peoria institution being 500 years old but frankly when you come here that is all there is to see. High Street is narrow and parking is sketchy at times. Speaking of which, don't stay after dusk. Sketchy neighborhood as well. Kind...More

1  Thank JohnZ1955
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Two picnic tables no walking I gave it two stars because it has a really old oak that lasted over five hundred years but that is it can't get close to tree also there's nothing else not worth getting out of car seriously why call...More

2  Thank Margret Z
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Giant Oak in the center of this little park is very old. You will want to take some time just to sit and reflect on its beauty and the events in history it has witnessed.

3  Thank pollyanna123
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely historic area of Peoria where the Whiskey Barons of the 19th century built their mansions. Lovely view of the city from the park.

Thank NorthernSpie
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Glen Oak Sunday night Band Night under the stars in this wonderful park is the most enjoyable of all nights

2  Thank LinedancerSally
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a super small park with one big tree. It was surrounded by Victorian style houses some well kept, others not as much. I was under the impression there would be multiple trees or a place to walk but neither was case. It's just...More

1  Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We visit Giant Oak Park four times a year when we can - each of the seasons. It's such a testimony to the families that lived next to the tree, and subsequently gifted the land to the Park District. You just don't get to see...More

1  Thank Foster F
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