Considered a special use area, the park features the restored Great Western Railroad Depot and Safety Town, which teaches children bicycle and pedestrian safety. The park connects to the Illinois Prairie Path. A 9/11 Memorial was created in 2003 and sits at Spring Road and Wild Meadows Trace.
Features & Amenities
Named after the park it is adjacent to, Wild Meadows Trace was added as a right-of-way along the old Great Western Railroad. The land was acquired in 1971. It was dedicated, along with the restored Great Western Railroad Depot and the Bicentennial Fountain, on July 4, 1976. Wild Meadows Trace was planned using shrubs, flowering bushes, wildflowers, and trees in their natural condition. Open grassy areas were left between the clusters of native growth.