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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our online booking feature is currently down for system maintenance. Please reach out to one of our front desk associates at (815) 667-4211 or toll-free at 1-800-868-7625 between 8am and 10pm for assistance in booking your overnight accommodations at Starved Rock Lodge, the only hotel in Starved Rock State Park.

13 miles of trails await your discovery

Exploring the majestic bluffs and canyons is the park’s primary attraction and there are 13 miles of well-marked trails to help you enjoy them. The trails are open all year, but hikers are urged to exercise extreme caution and to stay on official trails. To keep you oriented, trail maps are located at all trail access points, intersections and points of interest. There are colored posts along the trails, corresponding to colors on the maps, and letter symbols on the trail brochure to further assist you. Finally, yellow dots on posts indicate that you are moving away from the lodge or visitor center, and white dots mean you are returning.

Dogs are allowed at the park as long as they are kept on a leash, their owners pick up after them and dispose of waste in trash cans, and provide them adequate water while on the trail (do not drink from waterfalls, creeks, or the river).

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