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Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge are open. Although the Lodge is privately managed, guests and employees of the Lodge must wear face masks in all (indoor) public areas, maintain social distancing of 6-feet and comply with all state regulations. Enjoy limited indoor dining, outdoor dining on the Veranda or place a carry-out order. The Starved Rock Cafe and Trailheads Concessions are also open daily for food, drinks, ice cream and more.

Trolley Tours & Boat Rides

Choose a Land & Water Cruise with lunch or a “Visit a Canyon with a Boat Ride.” Attendees meet outside of the Great Hall and board a Starved Rock Trolley to travel to the Eagle I for a leisurely cruise on the IL River.  Please call us to make reservation at (815) 220-7386 or stop by our Front Desk.

Land & Water Cruises

Call (815) 220-7386 to book

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Note: this tour is not available on July 8, 2020. Capacity is limited to 22 guests.

  • Runs July – September
  • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at 11am
  • $45/person

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride (starts July 11)

Call (815) 220-7386 to book

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s scenic sandstone canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. A snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack are included.

  • Runs July – September
  • Saturday & Sunday at 11am & 12:30pm
  • $35/person

Autumn on the River Cruises

(temporarily unvailable)

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

  • Runs in October
  • Thursday & Friday at 11am
  • $45/person

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800-868-7625

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