Attention Teachers! Start planning your class field trip to the Randall Oaks Park and Barnyard Zoo. Plan a picnic in one of our three shelters or six picnic areas, visit with the animals, play on one of several of our playgrounds or use the open space area for team-building games. School groups may visit daily beginning May 5 between the hours of 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Reservations are required for groups of 20 or more and will be taken beginning February 4. Contact us at 847-551-4310.
Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo Traveling Animals (School Program)
Bring the magic of the Randall Oaks Animals back to school with a Traveling Animal program. Animal programs combine fun and learning with the experience of live animals. Programs are for Preschool through High School and are tailored to your curriculum goals. Cost is $95 per program. Call (847) 551-4310 for information and reservations.
Annadude, the diaper-wearing duck
Iris, the Blue-tongued Skink
Esmerelda, the California Kingsnake
Boris, the Russian Tortoise
Pinch Charming, the Emperor Scorpion
Freddy and the Fire-belly Toads
Hayrides (Groups Only) - Available Fall Only
Experience crisp, autumn air, beautiful woodlands and open fields as you journey through Randall Oaks Park on your hayride! Each ride lasts approximately 30 minutes, and is followed by a 1 1/2 hour bonfire. Contact us between 7:00am-3:00pm, Monday-Friday at 847-551-4310, to make your reservation.
Hayride Reservation Form
Hayrides Fees (Two-hour time slots)
Single Rack (max 30 guests): $120 Resident Fee; $130 Nonresident Fee
Double Rack (max 60 guests): $240 Resident Fee; $250 Nonresident Fee
Double x 2 (120 guests): $480 Resident Fee; $490 Nonresident Fee
Single: $155 Resident Fee; $165 Nonresident Fee
Double: $300 Resident Fee; $310 Nonresident Fee
Double x 2 (120 guests): $600 Resident Fee; $610 Nonresident Fee
*Other ride packages can be customized for your group.
Badge Programs for Scouts
Bring your troop to Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo and earn a badge too. We offer badge programs that are nature related and hands on work areas for Cub Scout and Girl Scout activities. The programs listed offer scouts the opportunity to explore and experience nature while earning each achievement or badge. Programs are led by trained staff, and will combine games with hands on activities.