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Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge are open. Although the Lodge is privately managed, guests and employees must comply with all state safety guidelines and social distancing rules. Guests and employees of the Lodge must wear face masks in all (indoor) public areas and maintain social distancing of 6-feet. Food & beverage service with carry-outs and outdoor dining on the Veranda, from our Cafe and at Trailheads Concessions.

Explore the natural landscape of Starved Rock State Park

Whether you’re a history buff, outdoor enthusiast or just enjoy relaxing by the fire in the Great Hall, Starved Rock Lodge offers an abundance of activities for everyone. Due to COVID-19 and Phase 3 restrictions, we have had to modify our guided hikes, boat rides, trolley tours and musical tribute shows.
For more information on our limited activities please scroll down.
At this time, reservations must be made by calling the Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.

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  • Trolley Tours (temporarily unavailable)

    A relaxing ride to learn about the Starved Rock area

  • Water Cruises (limited boat rides available for small groups)

    Discover the natural wonders of Starved Rock by water

  • Great Outdoors

    Explore miles and miles of unexpected beauty

  • Live Music (temporarily suspended)

    Our outdoor music on the Veranda is unavailable at this time.

  • Music Tribute Shows (temporarily unavailable)

    Take an entertaining walk down memory lane

  • Shopping

    Take advantage of a little Starved Rock retail therapy at our Gift Shop.

  • Massage (temporarily unavailable)

    Relax, unwind and rejuvenate

  • Area Attractions

    Wineries, breweries, mansions and more

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