Wheaton, Ill. 60187
Cost: $5, $4 seniors, free kids 17 and under, members and Wheaton Park District residents
Hours: November-March 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, April-October 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Visit website for extended holiday hours and holiday closure information.
This 5-acre zoo showcases a variety of farm animals and Illinois wildlife and features a historical train station, a railroad caboose, picnic area, gift shop and seasonal concession stand. The zoo offers educational programs and a variety of special events.