AAA Editor Notes
Glen Oak Park, covering 117 acres, is at McClure Ave. and N. Prospect Rd. The park has the Peoria Zoo, a conservatory, gardens, picnic areas, tennis courts and a wooden playground built by children and volunteers. The zoo's Africa! exhibit features six species found in African grasslands including the white rhinoceros and Grevy's zebra. The Australia Walk-About exhibit features wallabies and an aviary. The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum offers two floors of interactive activities for children. Outdoor entertainment is offered at Glen Oak Amphitheater during the summer.
Guided zoo tours are available by reservation.
Guided tours are available.