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Starved Rock State Park is one of the best destinations for hiking in the Midwest. We know that our guests love to come here to see the natural beauty of the park, but there’s so much more to see and do. If you’ve never been here before, we suggest a guided hike and a Historic Trolley Tour. We other seasonal Trolley Tours, musical tribute shows and many fun activities and events, many of which are free of charge. Starved Rock Lodge and State Park attracts over two million visitors each year. Come and explore this jewel in the crown of LaSalle County!


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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

11:30 am - 2:45 pm

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PATTY WASZAK
Direct from her Smokey Mountain theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: we present Patty Waszak. Patty combines a wide variety of music along with comedy and audience participation. She is a singer, comedienne, musician. Enjoy all of those upbeat toe tappers people know and love! Matinee shows include lunch and show at $32.00 a person. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. Click here to book the March 30 Matinee Click here to book the March 31 Matinee

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

11:30 am - 2:45 pm

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LEGACY GIRLS 4263 HIGH RES
Take a trip back to the ‘50s & 60s and get ready to rock the songs that shaped the decades! From the Supremes to the Chordettes and the Beatles to Elvis Presley, The Legacy Girls will bring their own sassy style to all of your favorites. Matinee shows include lunch and show at $32.00 a person. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. Click here to book the April 1 Matinee

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Every Thursday (year round) Join the fun on our weekly, guided hikes! Explore Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, the I & M Canal and a nearby Nature Preserve. Every Thursday morning, year round, the Starved Rock Walkers Club  meets in the lobby of the Lodge and departs at 9:00 am. Hikes last between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the destination. The hikes vary each week and over a 4-month period, the group will see the entire park.  Make some new friends and learn about wildlife, wildflowers and more. This event is free and open to the public. Please note: We will not hike on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve. Schedule: March 19 St. Louis…Read more

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Peach
What could be better than an evening of friends, wine, and art with YOU as the artist?  Enjoy a relaxed painting session with family and friends, or come alone and meet new people.  No painting experience necessary.  Evening includes: all of the painting materials you will need, glass of wine and snacks.  Everyone will finish a painting to take home.  Class is limited to 20 people, so please call for reservations.  Class is located in the Café of Starved Rock Lodge. This class is $35 per person. Call 815-220-7386 to book! Instructor: Melody Choice of Fruit or Flower Click here to register for the April 2 class Click here to register for the May 7 class Click here to register for…Read more

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Tommy & the Nitecaps Rockin' at  the ROCK
There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. Winter Music Schedule: ALL FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC BEGINS AT 8PM. APRIL 3RD – JEFF MANFREDINI (LAID BACK ACOUSTIC) APRIL 10TH – TIM GLEASON (COUNTRY) APRIL 17TH – DOUBLE DAVE TRIO (CLASSIC ROCK) APRIL 24TH – STEVE SHARP (ROCK)

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

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March:  Saturday & Sundays 12:00-1:30 and 1:30-3pm April & May: Saturday 3-4:30 & Sunday 12-1:30, 1:30-3 & 3-4:30 June-October: Monday-Saturday 3-4:30 pm, Sundays 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3 & 3-4:30 November-December: Saturday & Sundays 12:00-1:30 and 1:30-3pm Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. April Tours Saturday April 4 @ 3pm Sunday April 5 @12pm Sunday April 5 @ 130pm Sunday April 5 @ 300pm…Read more

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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FRENCH CANYON LOW RES
Offered: in April & May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket Price: $32 for adults, $27 children (10 and under). Mondays:  11am-3pm. Saturdays:  9am-1pm & 11am-3pm Experience the fun of outdoors adventure at Starved Rock State Park with a guided walk to 3 spectacular waterfalls and canyons. We will plan to visit French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons. The tour will also include hot lunch in Elements Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. The 11:00 tour begins with lunch in our dining room followed by the tour and the 9:00 tour will begin with the tour and conclude with lunch. This is a walking tour and not recommended for individuals with limited mobility. Waterfalls cannot be guaranteed on this tour. For more information…Read more

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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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 veggie wrap, bag of chips, homemade granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. Advanced reservations are required as space is limited. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386 Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable…Read more

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

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March:  Saturday & Sundays 12:00-1:30 and 1:30-3pm April & May: Saturday 3-4:30 & Sunday 12-1:30, 1:30-3 & 3-4:30 June-October: Monday-Saturday 3-4:30 pm, Sundays 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3 & 3-4:30 November-December: Saturday & Sundays 12:00-1:30 and 1:30-3pm Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. April Tours Saturday April 4 @ 3pm Sunday April 5 @12pm Sunday April 5 @ 130pm Sunday April 5 @ 300pm…Read more

10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Easter Sunday is a special day here at Starved Rock Lodge. This year Easter is on April 5, 2015. Our delicious buffet is served from 10 :30 a.m. to 6:oo p.m. in Elements and in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. This all-day event features something for everyone. Price: $22.95/adults (1/2 price for children under 10). Reservations are required for all holiday buffets. To contact the Hostess at Elements, please call (815) 220-7321. Click here to see the 2015 Easter Brunch Menu