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Phillips Park

1000 Ray Moses Dr., Aurora, IL 60505

Hiking & Trails

Free municipal park including lake, trail, visitor center, mastodon displays, zoo, skate park, war memorial, golf course, gardens and sculptures.

Located on over 325 acres including a 28-acre fishing lake with a one-mile multiple use trail and a restored prairie grass development. The remains of the extinct elephant-like mastodon were found in this lake in the 1930s. Attractions include a life-size sculpture of a mastodon at the Mastodon Gallery, the gorgeous Sunken Garden, an 18-hole golf course and driving range, a zoo, war memorials, a winter recreation area and a 8,000-square-foot BMX & Skate Park.

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