Shopping at Starved Rock is fun!

Shopping at Starved Rock Lodge & Starved Rock Marketplace is one of our guest’s favorite things to do after an adventurous visit to the park!   The Starved Rock Gift Shop (located in historic Starved Rock Lodge) will surprise you with its selection eagle watching souvenirs, toys for children, ladies’ coats, shoes, jewelry and handbags. We also have the best Starved Rock souvenirs, hoodies and T-shirts, too. Forget something? Travel supplies are available in the Starved Rock Cafe (located just off the hotel lobby in Starved Rock Lodge), along with wine, books and toys for the little ones. Trailheads Concessions (located at the Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center) has stuffed toys, ball caps, T-shirts, hoodies, souvenirs and more, plus snacks, drinks, burgers and Artisan ice cream.

Stop and shop at The Starved Rock Marketplace (located at the corner of US Route 6 and Highway 178, Utica) before or after you visit Starved Rock. Explore the many treasures at Cattails. This unique shop is filled with gourmet foods, seasonal decor for your home, unique gifts,  a wine tasting room and an outdoor patio with a koi pond. Next door, you’ll find Chillin’ on 6 for Artisan Ice Cream and Gelato (open seasonally).

Gift Cards make the perfect gift for any occasion, in any season! Call us toll-free at (800) 868-7625 to purchase a Gift Card.

Gift Cards from Starved Rock




Looking for the perfect gift for someone special? The answer is a Starved Rock Gift Card. Call us toll-free at (800) 868-7625 to purchase a Gift Card or stop by the Front Desk, Elements Restaurant, the Starved Rock Gift Shop, Cafe or at Cattails (located in the Starved Rock Marketplace on the corner of US 6 & Highway 178, Utica). Click on links below to learn more about that idea! PLEASE NOTE: Gift Cards make the perfect gift for any occasion, in any season!


In addition to an overnight stay at Starved Rock Lodge or a getaway to a cabin in the woods, here are some fun things you can get with a a Gift Card:

A Starved Rock Trolley Tour
A Paint and Wine Class at the Studio!
Guided Hikes & MegaHikes
Dining at Starved Rock

A gift from the Starved Rock Cafe: Fresh fudge, Artisan Ice Cream, Starved Rock Wine, books, gourmet cupcakes, children’s toys and much more.
Tickets to a Musical Tribute Show!
A gift from Trailheads
Cattails, Chillin on 6 & the Starved Rock Marketplace
Therapeutic Massage (you don’t have to be a guest at the Lodge to enjoy this service by our on-site, licensed massage therapists)

Cattails Gift Shop

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We’re located at the corner of US 6 & Highway 178, just south of Interstate 80 in Utica. Our charming little shop is known far and wide for its thoughtfully selected, unique home decor, florals and gift items. Stop by on your way to or from Starved Rock and be inspired by the seasonal decorations for yourself, your friends and your family. Many of the lovely furnishings in the store are for sale, too.

Are you looking for something yummy from one of the Food Network kitchen goddess’ collections? We have a wide selection for to make your next party a success. We also have a great accessory room – you can find the latest in fashion, purses, scarves and jewelry for your everyday life! Don’t miss our Wine Tasting Room, where there is so much more than just great-tasting wine. We have decorative wine corks,  glasses, wine ornaments, picnic baskets and much more. Wine tasting is offered daily! We are proud to offer Starved Rock Wines, plus many of the other wines we feature are made in Illinois! Ask about our wine club.

Cattails Hours are:

10am – 5pm  Sunday through Friday
10am – 6pm  on Saturday

Starved Rock Gift Shop

Gift Shop March 2013Phone: 815-220-7320

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Starved Rock Gift Shop is located just off the Great Hall near the Main Dining Room.We have a great selection of sweatshirts, jewelry, gifts, coats, as well as toys, books and trinkets for the kids.


Trailheads Snacks & Souvenirs

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Monday Friday: 11 am to 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm
CLOSED:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Start your Starved Rock adventure out at Trailheads Snacks & Souvenirs. Located in the Visitor Center, Trailheads offers sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, pretzels and nachos, plus gifts and souvenirs. We have walking sticks, rain gear, water bottles and more! Browse our assortment of jewelry, souvenirs, clothing, books and keepsake items.Want a great souvenir at a great price? Don’t forget to make your own Starved Rock souvenir at the Penny-Smasher machine! For just 51 cents (2 quarters and one penny) you can be creative, have fun and take more than a memory of the Rock home with you!

Starved Rock Cafe’

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Monday-Thursday: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday: 6:30 am – 8:00 pm, Friday & Sunday: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

The Cafe’ is located just off of the lobby of Starved Rock Lodge. The Starved Rock Café also offers a wide range of products including: greeting cards, books, candles, wine, homemade fudge, toiletries and souvenirs.  Stop by the Starved Rock Cafe’ from morning ’til evening and the friendly staff will take care of you. Don’t miss our FREE wine tasting every Saturday from 4 PM to 5 PM in the Hotel Lobby (just outside the Cafe).

Outpost Campground Store


Currently Closed for the season – we will be opening in May!

Open on weekends and select weeknights from May through October.  Sorry, we do not accept credit or debit cards. Cash or check only.

During the season, the campground store has everything a camper might need: wood, ice, batteries, marshmallows and more.
Plus, lots of brochures and information on Starved Rock Lodge events.The Outpost Campground Store is located at the Starved Rock Campgrounds, on Route 71.