Peoria Heights, Illinois: Tower with Large Woodpecker

Very high, modernist water tower with a unique elevator and observation decks -- and a woodpecker of unknown hugeness hanging off of it.

Tower Park

Address:
1222 E. Kingman Ave., Peoria Heights, IL
Directions:
Tower Park. On the south side of E. Kingman Ave. just west of N. Prospect Rd.
Phone:
309-682-8732
Admission:
Adults - $2, Seniors (age 65 and up) - $1.75, Children (age 5 to 12) - $1.25,
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Tower with Large Woodpecker

Park with an unusual 200-ft. tall Observation Tower that takes you up to a lookout over the river and the beautiful estates along Grand View Drive. There is a large woodpecker hanging on the side of the tower.

For a minimal fee you can take the Willy Wonka type elevator up to the top. Could be too hot in the elevator on a sunny day.

[dozye, 08/04/2009]

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