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Spring Migratory Bird Hike

Join the park naturalist and local bird expert, Tom Williams, as we hike to seek out resident birds and greet our spring migrators. Bring your binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Hike lasts approximately 2 hours. Meet at the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 7:30 a.m.  Hike lasts 2 hours.


Fall MegaHike

Sept 24th & 25th 8:30am-4:30pm 9am-5pm 9:30am-5:30pm $37/person Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30, 9:00 & 9:30am both days. Expected time for lunch is 1:00, 1:30 & 2:00pm. Finish times are approximately 4:30, 5:00 & 5:30pm. You will board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of Read More

Aerial View of Lodge in the Fall

Fall Colors Weekend 2016

Join the Starved Rock guides as we hike to overlooks and canyons to view the spectacular colors of fall.  Learn about the history and geology of Starved Rock. Hikes leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.