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Giant Oak Park

426 W High St, Peoria, IL 61606-1921
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Not really a park

Two picnic tables no walking I gave it two stars because it has a really old oak that lasted over... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Margret Z
Crete, Illinois, United States
via mobile
If Trees Could Talk

The Giant Oak in the center of this little park is very old. You will want to take some time just... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Peoria, Illinois
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Two picnic tables no walking I gave it two stars because it has a really old oak that lasted over five hundred years but that is it can't get close to tree also there's nothing else not worth getting out of car seriously why call...More

Thank Margret Z
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Giant Oak in the center of this little park is very old. You will want to take some time just to sit and reflect on its beauty and the events in history it has witnessed.

1  Thank pollyanna123
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely historic area of Peoria where the Whiskey Barons of the 19th century built their mansions. Lovely view of the city from the park.

Thank NorthernSpie
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Glen Oak Sunday night Band Night under the stars in this wonderful park is the most enjoyable of all nights

1  Thank LinedancerSally
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a super small park with one big tree. It was surrounded by Victorian style houses some well kept, others not as much. I was under the impression there would be multiple trees or a place to walk but neither was case. It's just...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We visit Giant Oak Park four times a year when we can - each of the seasons. It's such a testimony to the families that lived next to the tree, and subsequently gifted the land to the Park District. You just don't get to see...More

Thank Foster F
Reviewed 8 June 2016

There's so much to say about this small green park on the hill of the city. But better to see once ... maybe more than once. There's that giant oak tree that has seen (and was seen by) many generations ... Many gone already, and...More

1  Thank irina g
Reviewed 18 January 2016

One time each year that I try to be in Peoria is for the Peoria Superfest each September (this is a Ham Radio & electronics flea market/convention). This past year I decided I would try to visit a couple of attractions and, while it didn't...More

Thank Brian_Shore
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The size and age of this giant Oak is truly amazing! Had to believe this has been here for so long. Amazing to see how one of the branches turns and hits the ground and it almost appears to "bounce" right back up! Very cool...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

So I'll admit, at first you look at the tree and you're like "wow, that's just a creepy old tree". Then you read the marker and check out the tree and it's like "wow, that's a crazy old creepy old tree". Seriously, it's pretty cool,...More

1  Thank Montyd72
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