Find the Fun
3795 Campton Hills Rd. *
St. Charles, IL 60175
*If you’re using Google Maps or another mapping program, we highly recommend using the below coordinates for directions rather than our address. If you use our address, Google will try to send you down private roads and drives that do not provide access to the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center.
Google/GPS Coordinates are 41.911250, -88.368071.
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Directions to Hickory Knolls
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center is located in James O. Breen Community Park, just over one mile west of the intersection of Randall Road (County Route 34) and Main Street (State Route 64) in St. Charles, Illinois.
Once you have entered James O. Breen Community Park, follow the signs to the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center. Located in the western most part of the park, Hickory Knolls sits north of the dog park, south of the community garden plots and west of the basketball courts. Parking is available near the center.
If you are attending an evening program or event at Hickory Knolls, please be aware that we are a dark sky friendly facility and has limited outdoor lighting. Please exercise appropriate caution and keep an eye out for wildlife and pedestrians.
Directions to St. Charles from Chicago
From the Southeast: Take Interstate 290 west to Interstate 88 west. Exit north onto Orchard Road. Turn left onto Randall Road. Proceed north to St. Charles.
From the Northeast: Take Interstate 90 west. Exit south onto Randall Road. Proceed south to St. Charles.
From Randall Road, turn west at the stoplight onto Main Street / State Route 64. After one half mile, make a slight left onto Campton Hills Road. You’ll cross Peck Road before turning left into James O. Breen Community Park.