Riegel Farm & Conservation Center
University Park, Ill. 60466
Cost: Free, donations accepted; $8.99 birthday parties
Hours: Opens March 29. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
This site has a barn and picnic areas. The petting zoo has a diverse group of animals, including exotic birds, snakes and an alligator. Birthday parties, tours and horse rides.