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This is a nice oasis in northern Illinois to see nature and learn about animals. The staff is great and very hospitable and knoweledgable. The exhibits are good and the animals are well cared for. I loved the staff. The train ride through the park...More
What a beautiful escape from the flat vastness of Central Illinois. Exploring is easy to do on the hiker-friendly trails and guarded viewpoints. The event center provides a breathtaking view of prairie life and has a three-windowed wall that completely opens. We loved it! The...More
Took our grandchildren to view the animals at the park on a Saturday afternoon. It was a beautiful Illinois late August day. We saw the large animals out in the field, the birds of prey, a bobcat, and a lazy cougar. But nothing else. The...More
Attended wedding here. Beautiful setting! Everything went off without a problem though minutes before it was pouring rain. Caterer Frank. Great. Wiped of chairs and we still had outdoor wedding ceremony! Beautiful. Highly suggest. Great place for outdoor wedding! Reception was in one of the...More
We have been wanting to stay overnight at the park for several years, and finally did it, selecting the Cabin on the Hill. As another reviewer from last year noted, this is not an accessible place, with a short flight of uneven steps leading up...More