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
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. (Feedbags may be purchased separately).
$65 Resident ($10 per additional member)
$80 Nonresident ($15 each additional person)
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.
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