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  • 715 W. Singing Woods Rd. Edelstein, IL 309-418-7051

    For information about Tawny Oaks, contact Forest Park Nature Center at 309-686-3360


    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.