Hollice Clark III - Executive Director Phone: 815.933.9905
Exploration Station...a Children's Museum
Exploration Station...a children's museum is a hands-on exploration and discovery museum for children and their families, teachers and caregivers.
Children of all ages are welcome at the museum, however, the majority of the exhibits are designed for children between the ages of 2-8 years old.
Perry Farm offers many activities for all ages including: a 170+ acres of Prairie, Woods and Canyons, 4-miles of scenic walking trails, Perry Farm House, Summertime Animal Visitors, 250+ Recreations Programs, Oak Meadows, Indian Caves, Fruit Tree Orchards, Pond, Picnic Areas & Gazebos, Special Events and Concerts, Fishing Dock, Handicap Accessible.
Perry Farm Park
Perry Farm Park is a dynamic 170 acre recreation area carved into one of the most beautiful natural settings in the state. This Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities for all ages including paved trails, open recreational fields, playground equipment, shelters, picnic areas, farm animals, Indian caves, fruit tree orchards, and memorial rose and flower gardens. Open Dawn to Dusk. Perry Farm Park is a Smoke Free Park.
Willowhaven Park & Nature Center
Location: 1451 N 4000 E Rd, Kankakee IL 60901
Willowhaven Nature Center houses hands on exhibits, including touch tables with pelts, antlers, replica tracks & scat, minerals, seeds, & bones, reading nook, live animals including turtles, snake, salamander and fish, mounted animal displays including a black bear, beaver, goose, and albino raccoon. New Animal Homes Exhibit is now open! Outside find Over 1 mile of hiking trails, playground, 9 hole disc golf course, wildflower gardens, nature based playground, pavilion, fitness station and Dog Park. Ponds at the park also have bass, bluegill and crappie which is open for fishing year round, catch and release only.
A membership based, gated facility that offers separate off-leash yards for large and small breeds, is accessible from dawn to dusk, seven days a week, year-round! The Willowhaven Dog Park is the perfect spot for dogs and their human companions to hang out, socialize with other dogs and allow a large area to run and frolic.
815.933.9905 (EXT 4)
Provides recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities for area residents and a children's museum.
Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901