529 Forestview AvePark Ridge, Illinois
Wildwood’s animal exhibit room is now open, and our animals are excited to see you! Our animal room will be open to the public with capacity limitations, screening questions, hand sanitizing, and a new traffic flow. We will also continue to offer private animal room visits for families with our Animal Encounters programs. The Nature Nook Playroom will remain closed.
Enter through the Animal Room exterior door located on the south east corner of the building.
Wednesdays between 10:15am-5:45pm
Saturdays between 10:15am-12:15pm
Click here to register for Animal Encounters
Explore Wildwood's grounds with a self-guided walk through our five-acre natural oasis and enjoy our two ponds, restored native prairie, and woodland walk.
Register for a class or a workshop, or simply enjoy the pond and prairie during each seasonal change. It’s all here for you to enjoy!
To provide environmental education, outreach programs and natural experiences for people of all ages; strive to increase biodiversity, stewardship and awareness of the natural world; and mentor and lead individuals to respect and appreciate local wildlife and the environment.
Looking for a ‘wild’ time? You can find it with a party at Wildwood Nature Center! The perfect location for your child's next birthday celebration.
Our fun nature and animal-inspired parties are a unique way to celebrate your next event both indoors and outdoors. Or, choose a party that is not only fun for your guests but also helps to support Wildwood Nature Center.