Come visit Bradley Park in Peoria, IL
Established in the late 19th century, the 140-acre Bradley Park is the centerpiece of Peoria’s University District. Operated by the Peoria Park District, this large park, located adjacent to Bradley University, traverses a high bluff woodland that grades down into the floodplain of Dry Run Creek. Along with numerous picnic sites, the park also features a beautiful Japanese bridge over Dry Run Creek, a disc golf course, walking/jogging trails, a cross-country track, tennis, volleyball, shuffleboard and horseshoe courts, and Corn Stock Theatre, a performing arts theater, and a new dog park, all strewn through a magnificent oak-hickory urban forest. Notable historic landmarks include the Christopher Columbus statue, Japanese Bridge and Iron Bridge.