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Why Choose Starved Rock for Spring Break

Gas prices are on the rise. Inflation is all around us. This makes it harder to find a great getaway for Spring Break. Starved Rock State Park & Lodge is the answer. Here are the Top 10 Reasons to spend this special time with us: A getaway that’s close to…

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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Starved Rock Lodge

Welcoming guests to this historic, one-of-a-kind destination is what the hospitality business is all about. We’d love to talk with you about the job possibilities and open positions we have available. Here are the Top 10 reasons to work at Starved Rock Lodge: Entry level positions are available. Trailheads Concessions is…

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Starved Rock Lodge’s Mask Policy

Guests and employees of Starved Rock Lodge are no longer required to wear a mask. Please be respectful of anyone who chooses to wear a mask for their own protection. On February 28, 2022, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2022-06 lifting the mask requirement in most…

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No Time for Winter Blues!

Feeling isolated? Sick of winter? Say goodbye to the winter blues and get out your calendar! Starved Rock Lodge has just added some new activities to their Calendar of Events. All of these are in addition to the warm glow of the fireplace in the Great Hall with comfy rooms…

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Native American Celebration of Spring

The Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge will be the setting for an afternoon of Native American ceremonies led by Gerald “Chief White Winnebago” Savage. The three-part ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. This event is free and the public is invited. Donations will…

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Three New Reasons to Dine at Starved Rock Lodge!

We are so excited to roll out three new and great reasons to head to SRL ASAP! If you’d like to make your week go faster, join us for Midwest Monday, Taco Tuesday or Burger & Beer Friday (kicking off on Monday, January 17, 2022). Check out the menus by…

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Welcome Winter!

Winter is here. Our first snowfall arrived on December 28th. The Lodge is still decorated for the holidays and families are gathering to celebrate being together. Our New Year’s Eve Party will take place in the Great Hall on December 31st. The theme is “Throwback Prom” and tickets are still…

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Getting Digital with Our Guest Book!

In order to serve our guests better, Starved Rock Lodge not only updated our Guest Book… we made it digital! You may find the Digital Guest Book located at the top and bottom of the homepage of our website. We also created QR codes and placed them on the sleeves…

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SRL: Where You’re Paid to be Family

When we recently asked our employees what they like about working here, many of them said they liked their boss. Others said they liked the flexible schedule, or their co-workers and that there is a feeling of family here. I know this is true. I’ve been here for 15 years…

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