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Family Fun

Unforgettable Memories Await: Explore Decatur's Exciting Attractions

Calling all families! Decatur is your go-to destination for an action-packed day of laughter and excitement. Start your adventure at Scovill Zoo, where you can encounter a diverse range of animals from around the world. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature as you explore the well-designed exhibits and engage in interactive experiences. And that’s just the beginning! Make your way to the thrilling Overlook Adventure Park, where you can putt your way through an exciting round of mini-golf, conquer the exhilarating ropes course or take a swim at Splash Cove water park. Whether you’re seeking animal encounters or heart-pounding adventures, Decatur has it all!

Scovill Zoo

Endangered Species Carousel

Take a spin on Scovill Zoo’s Endangered Species Carousel! Specially designed for Scovill Zoo, the carousel is unique to Central Illinois.

Scovill Zoo

Looking for a wild adventure? Visit Decatur’s AZA-accredited Scovill Zoo, featuring 400 animals spanning 6 continents, an Endangered Species Carousel, Z.O. & O.

Z.O.& O. Express

Climb aboard! Scovill Zoo’s Z.O. & O. Express Train offers a 1-mile narrated tour, tracking through a tunnel and along Lake Decatur to give visitors a unique, behind-the-scenes view of the animals.

Overlook Adventure Park

Mini Golf

Perfect for family or church outings, date night – any occasion. 9 holes of each course are ADA accessible. Check our Overlook Adventure Park Facebook page for details about special events and tournaments!

Ropes Course

The only course of its kind in Central Illinois, the Sky Trail Ropes Course at Overlook Adventure Park will put climbers 25 feet above the ground and soar above the mini golf course!

Batting Cages

The batting cages at Overlook Adventure Park are great for individuals, families, teams, and groups! Varying speeds are available for both baseball and softball.

Splash Cove

Splash Cove will begin their swim Season on Saturday, May 27! Starting opening day all passes will be sold at the pool. Passes are non-transferable and can be revoked if misused.

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