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Take a Hike & Lunch

Saturday & Sundays. 11am-2pm. $18 per person Participants meet in the hotel main lobby of the Lodge to pick up a lunch and a “Starved Rock” backpack. Hikers will stop for lunch once they reach a Canyon. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00pm. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Hike will be around 4.5 miles round trip. This hike is classified as strenuous. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or Read More

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Canal Boat & Trolley Tour

Tuesdays & Fridays Departure time: 11:00 am Price: $39 per person Start with a delicious hot lunch in the Lodge’s Main Dining Room. Next, board one of our trolleys for a ride through historic downtown Utica and stop at Cattails where you can shop. Your trolley will then take you on a relaxing ride to LaSalle where you will board the canal boat. Step back into time with period-dressed interpreters on this 1-hour mule-pulled canal Read More

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Land & Water Cruise

Mondays & Wednesdays – 11:00am. Saturdays – 9:30am & 11:00am. $40 per person Tour includes a historic 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. For more information or to book, please call 815-220-7386

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Land & Water Cruise

Mondays & Wednesdays – 11:00am. Saturdays – 9:30am & 11:00am. $40 per person Tour includes a historic 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. For more information or to book, please call 815-220-7386

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Dinner & Evening Cruise

June-September. Mondays & Thursdays. 5:00-8:00 pm. $38.50 per person Board a Starved Rock Trolley and travel to the Belle of the Rock for a leisurely, scenic cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise, the trolley returns you to the Lodge where you will enjoy dinner from our special dinner menu served with dessert. For more information or to call, please call 815-220-7386.

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Bald Eagle Trolley Tours

Bald Eagle Trolley Tours January & February Mon, Wed, Sat & Sunday Monday: Tour begins with lunch at 11am Wednesday: Tours begins with lunch at 11am Saturday: 1st tour begins at 9am, ending with lunch 2nd tour begins with lunch at 11am (Please note: There are NO Tours on Eagle Watch Weekend) Sunday: Tour begins with brunch at 10:30am (Please note: There are NO Tours on Eagle Watch Weekend) Be mesmerized by the beautiful bald eagles at Read More

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Sights & Sounds of the River

There’s only ONE chance to enjoy this events. Save the date for July 28! Board the Spirit of Peoria for a rare experience on a genuine paddle wheeler!  Go through the locks twice, enjoy lunch and be entertained with music and river lore.  You will meet at the Starved Rock State Park boat ramp for boarding. Reservations are required. $35 per person. For more information or to book call 815-220-7386. Click here to book Sights & Read More

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Blessing of the Bikes

Stop by Starved Rock Lodge’s East parking lot and have your motorcycle blessed by local clergy in one of two ceremonies. Ceremonies will be held at 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm.  The blessings remind us that life is a journey and we need to ask for God’s protection. A great kick-off for biking season! Open to the public. For more information, please call 815-220-7386.

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Guided Winter Hike

Guided Winter Hikes are offered every Saturday & Sunday from December-March. Hikes run from 11:00-2:00 pm. Price: $12 per person. Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of seeing frozen waterfalls & Bald Eagles in flight!  We’ll hike from Starved Rock Lodge to LaSalle Canyon.  Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack.  After leaving LaSalle Canyon, the hike continues to Eagle Cliff and Lover’s Leap for Read More

Chuck Wagon & Cowboy Show

  Slide out of the saddle, listen for the clang of the dinner bell and pull up a spoon…Plan for an evening of tasty vittles and ole’ fashioned fun for the family at Starved Rock Lodge’s Chuck Wagon Dinner & Cowboy Show.  You’ll enjoy a hearty western themed chuck wagon supper served outdoors from our very own chuck wagon. The evening continues with cowboy legends, pioneer stories, and rope tricks along with music at the campfire Read More