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Endres Park


10 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
5100 North Willard Road
Peoria Heights, IL

With a lot of fun packed in a small package, Endres is a neighborhood park with a ton of fun!

Endres Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Shelter(s)
  • Sled Hill
  • Soccer Field(s)

Forest Park Nature Center


Phone: 309.686.3360
5809 North Forest Park Drive
Peoria Heights, IL

Do you enjoy bird watching or hiking?  Forest Park Nature Center is for you!  Forest Park Nature Center offers seven miles of trails for hiking and nature enjoyment and is home to a gift shop that carries bird feeding and hiking necessities.  Interested in learning more about nature and all that it entails?  Forest Park Nature Center has classes for adults and children alike, covering topics from bats to bugs and everything in between.  Guided hiking tours are also available.

Forest Park Nature Center Layout


Giant Oak Park


426 West High Street
Peoria, Illinois 61606

At one acre, Giant Oak Park is one of the District’s smallest parks, with a single tree and a giant name.

It contains a small parking and picnic area, and is home to a large burr oak tree, believed to be at least 300 years old. Its branches span at least 100 feet and the trunk is 13 feet in circumference. This park features the Historic Easton Fountain as a part of its landscape.

AMENITIES

  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)

Glen Oak Park


117 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL

Make Glen Oak Park a daylong destination for you and your family! Packed with fun, the Park is home to Peoria Zoo, the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Luthy Botanical Garden, and Rotary Adventure Grove, Glen Oak Amphitheatre and Glen Park Lagoon. And that’s just the beginning of the fun you can have…The roads through Glen Oak Park also provide paved, but not so level hiking opportunities.

If you have questions about rentals at this park, please call 309-682-1200.

Glen Oak Park Layout


Grand View Drive & Park


180 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
3210 Grandview Drive
Peoria, IL

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Grand View Drive is a 2.52 mile meandering pleasure driveway constructed in 1903. The “world’s most beautiful drive,” as President Theodore Roosevelt referred to it in a visit to Peoria in 1910, offers visitors numerous panoramic scenic views of the Illinois River Valley and the chance to view many historic and remarkable homes lining it. The linear park is especially beautiful in autumn, with the ever-changing colors of fall leaves.  Grand View Drive has 1.75 miles of paved sidewalk for hiking.

Grand View Drive Layout


John H. Gwynn Jr. Park


17 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
809 W John H Gwynn Jr Ave
Peoria, IL

Located next to Carver Recreation Center in downtown Peoria, Gwynn Park is filled with fun for all seasons.

Located in this park is Gwynn Family Aquatic Center. Learn more about the facility here. 

John H. Gwynn Jr. Park Layout


Lakeview Park


40 acres
Phone: 309.682.1200
1125 West Lake Avenue
Peoria, IL

Home of the Peoria Park District’s administrative offices, the Park packs a big punch in a small area.

The following are located within the park:

  • Lakeview Recreation Center
  • Owens Center
  • Bonnie W. Noble Center for Administration
  • Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
  • Peoria Public Library Lakeview Branch
  • Peoria Players Theatre

Lakeview Park Layout


Logan Park


1414 South Livingston Street
Peoria, IL

Located next to Logan Recreation Center, Logan Park is filled with fun for all seasons. Logan Park is home to Logan Recreation Center, three outdoor lighted basketball courts, a soccer field, a kickball area, picnic areas, a water playground/splash pad, and more!

The splashpad is open from 11am-7pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Logan Park Layout


Logan Recreation Center


Phone: 309.676.8179
1414 South Livingston Street
Peoria, IL

If you are looking for a great space for you or your family to spend some time on the South Side of Peoria, head over to the Logan Recreation Center!  The inside of the Rec Center is filled with great space including a lounge with computer access available and a multi-purpose recreation room.  Logan Recreation Center also has after-school programs that offer homework help and many fun sporting and recreational activities! Logan Recreation Center is located in Logan Park and has a slew of outdoor activity areas including three outdoor lighted basketball courts, a soccer field, a kickball area, picnic areas, a water playground/splash pad, and more!

Logan Park Layout


Manning Park


North Manning Drive
Peoria, IL

Come and enjoy this neighborhood park for a picnic or some relaxation.