What is there to do?

The excitement and charm of the Old West come alive at Donley's Wild West Town in Union, Illinois.

Kids can channel their inner outlaw as they take on the host of fun activities across the park! How about trying your luck with gold panning, or enjoying some fun pony rides?

There are hand carts to play with, wild west stunt shows to admire, and even a carousel to ride!

Those little ones who love kiddie sized thrills will love the runaway mine car coaster too!

Donley's Wild West Town has slingshots, lazy canoes, and even a train ride too!

Don't miss a visit to the Museum: Cowboy Memorabilia complete with genuine artifacts such as guns, whips, hats, ropes, boots and more! They can even hear the personal insights and experiences of a Civil War solider.

Y'all ready for a WILD day out in Illinois! Let's go!

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How much does it cost?



$17 for all rides and attractions



Same as adult



Active military receive $5 off, multi passes available


Free Under

2 years with paying adult


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Any top tips?


Make sure you take your camera as it's like the 1800s has come back to life!

I'm Hungry!


There are plenty of places to grab food in the park, including yummy treats!

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Where is it at?


They are located about 45 minutes NW of Chicago, and about 30 minutes east of Rockford, off the I-90.

Teachers corner


They welcome groups so why not take the students for a fun day out! Just check out the website for more details on group visits.

Can I get one of those?


Bring that pocket money as there are some great gifts and souvniers waiting to be taken home!

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in Illinois

When can we go?


10am -6pm. Check online which days they are open before you go.

May to October

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