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Bradley Park


140 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
1317 North Park Road
Peoria, IL

This large park, located adjacent to Bradley University, was established in the late 19th century. Filled with amenities that will appeal to dog lovers and sports fans alike, the park traverses a high bluff woodland that grades down into the floodplain of Dry Run Creek. Along with numerous picnic sites, the park also features a beautiful Japanese bridge.  The roads through Bradley Park provide paved, but not so level hiking opportunities.  If you have questions about rentals at this park, please call 309-682-1200.

Bradley Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Corn Stock Theatre
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Dog Parks
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Office
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Rentals
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Shelter(s)
  • Sled Hill
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Trails / Hiking

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

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Shelter(s)
  • Trails / Hiking

Gwynn Family Aquatic Center


Phone: 309.676.2891
809 West John H Gwynn Junior Avenue
Peoria, IL

Looking to splish and splash this summer?!  Check out Gwynn Family Aquatic Center for outdoor swimming fun!  Gwynn Family Aquatic Center offers a zero depth pool, a water slide, a diving well, and a wet sand play area.  Price plans for the Aquatic Center are listed below.  Season passes and discount booklets are also available!


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.

John H. Gwynn Jr. Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Shelter(s)
  • Soccer Field(s)
  • Swimming
  • Trails / Hiking