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Tawny Oaks Field Station

Phone: 309.418.7051
715 West Singing Woods Road
Edelstein, IL

The Tawny Oaks Field Station is the newest environmental facility in the Peoria Park District!  Tawny Oaks is comprised of a prairie restoration, ½ mile of handicap accessible trail, a picnic area, and visitor center with restrooms.  Tawny Oaks is open seasonally and offers various workshops, educational walks, and bird watching events.

AMENITIES

  • Classes
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Public Restrooms
  • Shelter
  • Special Events
  • Trails / Hiking

Tawny Oaks is the newest environmental facility of the Peoria Park District. It is located next to Singing Woods, a 700 acre Illinois Nature Preserve. The mission of Tawny Oaks is “focus the community on the rich biological heritage of Central Illinois and engage people in its protection and restoration.” The property contains a prairie restoration, ½ mile of handicap accessible trail, picnic area and visitor center with restrooms. It also serves as the trailhead for our trail system into Singing Woods Nature Preserve (which is currently under development).

Visitor Center Hours:

April 1-October 28, 2017

Wednesday-Saturday 10 am-4 pm

Sunday-Tuesday closed

Contact Forest Park Nature Center for more information on Tawny Oaks.