Water Cruises

Our water cruise season has ended. Cruises on the “Belle of the Rock”, an authentic paddle wheel boat or the Canal Boat will resume again next June. This popular tour includes a leisurely cruise on the picturesque Illinois River with optional dinner or lunch. It’s the summer’s best adventure!   For tickets & information, just dial 815-220-7386.

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LAND & WATER CRUISES on “BELLE OF THE ROCK”

Offered:  June – September, Mondays & Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. & Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Ticket Price: $40.00 per person.Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Tour includes a historical trolley ride, hot lunch at Starved Rock Lodge, and a leisurely 1-hour river cruise on the “Belle of the Rock”, an authentic paddle wheel boat. It’s the best way to enjoy the summer weather & take in great views of nature along the way!

TROLLEY & “BELLE OF THE ROCK” TOUR

Offered:  June – September, Check-in:5:15 p.m. & runs from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays
Ticket Price: $38.50 per person. Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Board a Starved Rock Lodge Trolley and travel to the “Belle of the Rock” an authentic paddle wheel boat. For a leisurely cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise the trolley will bring you back to the Lodge, where you will enjoy a special dinner served with cheesecake.

CANAL BOAT & TROLLEY TOURS

Offered: May – October, Every Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ticket Price: $39.00 for adults / $33.00 children (10 and under). Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Join us for a slow-paced tour that showcases the importance of the Illinois River and the Illinois & Michigan Canal through history. Start off with a delicious Hot Lunch in the rustic dining room at Starved Rock Lodge. Next, board one of our trolleys for a ride to our State Park’s Visitor Center. Your trolley will also take you on a relaxing ride to the Canal Boat located in LaSalle. Step back in time to 1848, with period-dressed interpreters aboard a 1-hour, mule-pulled canal boat ride. Finish the tour with a final stop at the Lock 16 Visitor Center. Each passenger will receive a commemorative souvenir.

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