Randall Oaks Park & Zoo
1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee, IL
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Situated at the top of a hill, Randall Oaks Zoo offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting and feeding. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to meet alpacas, goats and a few of our other barnyard friends. Some highlights of the zoo include: cows, mini horses, a Clydesdale, sheep, goats, emus, alpacas, reptiles, deer, rabbits, chickens, pigs, fox and birds, including Red-tailed hawks, peacocks and Great Horned Owls just to name a few. Come and meet all our four-legged, furry and feathered friends! Pony rides are available for $4.50 per person/per ride.
In addition to the Zoo, Randall Oaks Park has 141 acres of open space with three shelters, eight picnic areas, two horseshoe pits, two volleyball courts, three playgrounds and 10-hole disc golf course plus Centerville Schoolhouse Education Tour (reservations only) and hayrides (groups only).
Hours for the 2015 Season
- Daily: May 4-October 12 - 9:00 am-5:00 pm
- Late nights at the Zoo: Saturdays open until 8:00 pm (June 13-August 22)
- Weekends Only: October 17-November 22 - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
- Winter Festival: December 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20 2:00-8:00 pm
|Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo Fees|
|Resident Fee||Nonresident Fee|
*Children under 2 years old: Free
*Children under 2 years old: Free
|Annual Membership||$65 for up to 4 people
$10 per additional member
|$80 for up to 4 people
$15 per additional member
|Pony Rides||$4.50 per person/per ride (based on availability)|
|Camel Rides *||$5.00 per person/per ride (based on availability)|
|Animal Program to You (Schools)||$95 (45 minutes)||Same as resident|
*Camel Rides will be available every Friday from 9 am-4 pm and Saturday from 9 am-5 pm starting May 8 and ending October 10.
Zookeeper Talks (15 minutes at the animal's enclosure)
10:00 am Ricky and Miss K (Raccoons)
1:00 pm Finn and Violet (Foxes)
2:00 pm Marley (Bobcat)
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Guest can pay $1 for a duck feed cup and can feed the ducks.
Enrichment in the Zoo
3:30-4:00 pm Animals will get toys and treats while the public watches. The animals featured daily will be posted at the Zoo entrance
Annual Zoo Membership
Save on 2016 Annual Zoo Membership
Purchase your 2016 annual membership season pass
to the zoo between August 1-December 31 to receive a
Purchased between 8/1/15-12/31/15 $60 (R)/$75 (NR)
Purchased starting 1/1/16 $65(R)/$80 (NR)
$10(R)/$15 (NR) each additional member
Purchase your 2015 Annual Membership to the Zoo and receive unlimited seasonal admission to the Randall Oaks Zoo. This membership is good for up to four people. (Feed bags are not included.)
Annual Zoo Membership Fee
$65 Resident ($10 per additional member)
$80 Nonresident ($15 each additional person)
Download Registration Form
The Randall Oaks Zoo is looking for individuals who would like to volunteer throughout the season. You must be 16 years of age or older.
Click here to Apply Online
Sponsor an Animal
With your sponsorship, you share the cost for your favorite animal’s needs. Your contribution will help zoo staff to provide expert attention for that year. Your family name will be placed on our sponsorship board at the zoo; plus you will receive a sponsorship certificate, fact sheet about the animal, picture of the animal and a plush of the animal sponsored. Call us at 847-551-4310 for more information.
Gold Package - $125
Sponsorship Certificate / Plush of the animal sponsored / Fact Sheet about the animal / A season pass for a family of 4 / Picture of the animal / Your name on our Sponsorship Board at the Zoo
Silver Package - $75
Sponsorship Certificate / Plush of the animal sponsored / Fact Sheet about the animal / A one-time admission pass for a family of 4 / Picture of the animal / Your name on our Sponsorship Board at the Zoo
Bronze Package - $50
Sponsorship Certificate / Plush of the animal sponsored / Fact Sheet about the animal / Picture of the animal / Your name on our Sponsorship Board at the Zoo
Family Camping Festival at Randall Oaks Park
Kick up your heels family-style with a campout! Bring your friends and family, tent set-up, sleeping bags, a dish to pass for our potluck dinner and let us do the rest. There will be lots of activities to participate in or bring a comfy chair to relax in for the evening! Fee is per person, children under 3 are free. Clean, lit washrooms are close and open all night.
Program: 358315-01 | September 4-5 | F, Sa/5:30 pm-10:00 am | Fee: $11 Resident/$14 Nonresident REGISTER ONLINE
Program: 458330-01 | October 10-11| Sa, Su/5:30 pm-10:00 am | Fee: $11 Resident/$14 Nonresident REGISTER ONLINE
|5:30-7:00 pm||Arrive, setup potluck dinner (bring your own dinnerware), relaxing, sand volleyball, bocce ball, disc golf|
|7:00 pm||Tour of the zoo & feed the animals tasty treats|
|8:00 pm||Campfire, songs, and s’mores|
|10:00 pm-7:00 am||Lights out|
|7:00-9:00 am||Delicious breakfast|
|10:00 am||Pack-up and goodbyes|
Boo at the Zoo | Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Come and see the Zoo decked out in its Halloween finery! Participate in a costume parade and contest* at 1:00 pm both days.
Categories for the costume contest:
Ages 5 & under / Ages 6-9 / Ages 10 & over / Adults
Prizes for the top 3 in each category.
*Included with Zoo admission.
Winter Festival | Friday, Saturday and Sunday | December 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 | 2:00-8:00 pm
Start a new holiday tradition with the Randall Oaks Zoo. Join our Zoo’s first ever Winter Festival to enjoy holiday lights and decorations, caroling to the animals, a bonfire to warm up by, winter treats for sale, Santa visits and more!
• Hayrides available on Saturdays & Sundays.
• Christmas Trees for Sale (Proceeds to benefit Randall Oaks Zoo)
All activities are included with Zoo admission, with the exception of the hayride, which is $2 per person.
Randall Oaks Park
About Randall Oaks Park
Randall Oaks Park is the largest of the district’s parks, boasting 141 acres of space. It provides the ideal place for a company picnic, parties or reunions.
- Two Shelters with electricity and charcoal grills.
- One Shelter with above amenities plus a kitchen with refrigerator, stove, fieldstone fireplace and attached restrooms.
- Eight Picnic areas – each with charcoal grill and five tables.
- Playgrounds, volleyball areas, open fields, horseshoe pits and disc golf.
- Hayrides available (additional fees).
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Park Operating Hours
Park opens at sunrise and closes at sunset, except for designated permitted activities.
Park Rules & Regulations
- No alcohol
- Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after
- No sales of merchandise or services
- No fires/grilling except in designated areas
- No motorized vehicles
- Vehicle parking only in designated areas
- Parks open sunrise to sunset unless otherwise posted