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“Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.”

–Herbert Hoover
The Peoria Park District offers multiple locations for fishing… and simplicity.  Bring a pole, we’ll supply the fish.

Charter Oak Park


120 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
5802 North Orange Prairie Road
Peoria, IL

With fishing, fun, and tennis/pickleball courts, Charter Oak Park has something for everyone.  Click here to learn more about the Charter Oak Park Pickleball/Tennis schedules and court rules.

Charter Oak Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Basketball Courts
  • Fishing
  • Pets Welcome
  • Pickleball
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playgrounds
  • Shelter(s)
  • Soccer Fields
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails / Hiking

Donovan Park


Phone: 309.682.6684
5805 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL

Donovan Park is a nature lover’s dream located in the heart of busy Peoria. Adjacent to the Peoria Park District Rock Island Greenway, the park is filled with open green space that welcomes walkers, runners and cross-country skiers (as weather allows, of course!).

Northmoor Observatory* is also located on the grounds.

AMENITIES


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. And that’s just the beginning of the fun you can have…

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

Glen Oak Park Layout

AMENITIES


Northtrail Park


25 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
1621 West Meadowview Drive
Dunlap, IL

There’s something for everyone at Northtrail… basketball, tennis, fishing, and more!

Northtrail Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Fishing
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playgrounds
  • Shelter(s)
  • Soccer Fields
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails / Hiking

Sommer Park North


Phone: 309.682.6684
6600 North Basket Oak Drive
Edwards, IL

Not to be confused with its neighbor to the south, Sommer Park North is a neighborhood park filled with activity. Check out its walking trail and sports amenities!

Sommer Park North Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Fishing
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playgrounds
  • Shelter(s)
  • Skateboard Areas
  • Soccer Fields
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails / Hiking