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Slogan Contest Winner Announced!

Remember back on January 27 (4 months ago) when it was freezing cold and we asked you to submit your best slogan idea for Starved Rock Lodge’s next winter advertising campaign? Today, we are happy to announce that the winning entry was submitted by Phil Voth. His slogan: “Use Your…

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Spring Impatience

Well, here it is May 18 and it’s damp and rainy. You may find your motivation level to be non-existent. So, here’s an idea. Plan something fun to do. This gloomy weather is going to end and the sun will be shining very soon. Thanks to the rainfall, the waterfalls…

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Illinois will enter bridge phase May 14, 2021

Illinois will enter the bridge phase – the last step before a full reopening out of the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 14, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday, May 6, 2021. “The light that we can see at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter and brighter as more people…

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Bock at the Rock

There’s something new every Friday at Starved Rock Lodge called the $15 Flatbread Friday Special! Chef Steven Magnafici will be serving up a hand-made crust infused with Shiner Bock beer. Each week, this limited time offer will featuring a different topping such as Philly Cheesesteak, Chicken Fontina and Taco. The…

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Starved Rock Lodge Wins Two Awards

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center has been name Best Hotel in North Central Illinois. The contest was sponsored by Studstill Media. Radio fans from WALLS 102, Q HIT MUSIC 97.7/103.3, Classic Hits 106, WGLC Classic Country, 100.9 FM Rocks and WSPL FR 98.5 voted earlier this year. “We are…

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MegaHike Spring 2021

Starved Rock’s Spring MegaHike departed this morning (April 24, 2021). It was 50 degrees under cloudy skies with 39 hikers and four guides. For some, this is the first time they will hike to all the canyons in Starved Rock State Park in one day. For others like Ron Bengston…

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2021 Veranda Music Schedule Announced

We’ve got a great line-up of live music scheduled on the Veranda for this season. Bands will play every Friday night from 8-11PM. We’ll have music on select Saturday nights, too. Save the date for July 10. Food and beverage service will be available. Food service runs ’til 9PM. The…

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2021 is Blossoming with Hope

Spring is here. Each day new arrivals appear. American White Pelicans can be seen sunbathing on the shores of Leopold Island. Many other migratory birds can be spotted at Starved Rock State Park each spring because of its unique location on the Illinois River (also called the Mississippi Fly-way. This…

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Food Services Update

Lodge remains under Phase 4 Mitigation March 10, 2021 Spring is in the air, the waterfalls are flowing and the food is on the table. We are so excited to be back to a somewhat normal state of mind.  First, we ask that you be patient with us. We know…

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New! Slogan Contest – Show Your Love for the Lodge

While winter is still in the air, we’re preparing for next winter’s branding. We invite you to share the love. Actually, we need your help. Share your story with us. Send us your greatest winter memory from time you spent at Starved Rock and sum it all up with a…

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