SORRY! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. Join Peaches the Skunk and her Furry Friends for a fun afternoon in the Great Hall. Deb Moreland returns to Starved Rock Lodge to share her extensive collection of animals including tortoises, a long haired rabbit, white tailed deer and more. This event is free. Donations are welcome to help continue to bring quality programming to Starved Rock Lodge.
Starved Rock is more than just a great State Park, the Lodge and Park offer a variety of special events to enhance a guest’s experience. These events range from Teddy Bear Tea’s for the children, to musical Tribute to the Stars shows for the older crowd. If you’re looking for educational activities we’ve got ‘em, if you’re looking for memorable events that touch your heart, we have that too. As much as Starved Rock makes Read More
Saturday Nights July-October 7pm Fox Ridge Many different storytelling events are held under the serenity of the pines at Fox Ridge, our outdoor education & entertainment venue, across from the main doors of the Lodge. Campfire Stories are every Saturday night from July through October. Join us and some of the Illinois Valley’s most engaging storytellers as they share stories, legends, facts and fiction around the fire. Audience participation is welcome so be ready for Read More
HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS Offered: March – December MARCH: Saturdays – 12:00pm & 1:30pm Sundays – 12:00pm & 1:30pm APRIL & MAY: Saturdays - 3:00pm Sundays – 12:00pm & 1:30pm JUNE – OCTOBER Tuesday – 3:00pm Thursday – 3:00pm Saturday – 3:00pm Sunday – 12:00pm & 1:30pm Price: $12.00 per adult/$10.00 senior/$8.00 children under 10 Board a Starved Rock Trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge for our most popular tour! Enjoy Read More
Hey kids! Looking for fun and facts to help plan your visit to Starved Rock State Park? You have come to the right place. Explore our fun online resources & get to Starved Rock for endless activities & Educational Programs. The information below is provided thanks to the Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. UPCOMING EVENTS Search for Read More