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10/27/20: The bridge over Fox Canyon and sidewalk leading to the lodge from the large parking lot will be closed on Tuesday, October 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM for a routine inspection. Barricades will be in place to redirect traffic.

Trail Update: All trails are open except the Lodge’s (eastside) Veranda staircase and Illinois/Ottawa Canyon connecting trail. Matthiessen Dells Area at Matthiessen State Park is now open. The trail closest to Lake Falls and shelter is still closed as well as the Vermillion River Access area. For more information, please visit IDNR’s website.

Per Illinois guidelines, face coverings are required in all buildings (and trolleys) at Starved Rock Lodge & State Park.

Our Mission

Here at Starved Rock Lodge, we are committed to creating a great experience for every person every time.

About Us

Starved Rock Lodge has a variety of great career opportunities available in every facet of the hospitality industry. We are a full-service, four-season hotel and banquet facility and offer full-time, seasonal and part-time employment. Whether you are looking for an entry-level hospitality job or simply want to enhance your professional skills, we are always looking for employees who truly want to be Trailblazers.

Giving Back

We value giving back to the communities where we live and conduct business. We do this through various fundraising activities throughout the year such as “Jeans for a Cause,” “Hike for a Cure,” “Flood of Love Concert,” and “Clean up the Park Days.” We encourage all of our employees to become “Trailblazers for a Cause.”

Appreciating You

We look forward to sharing with you the specific benefits offered for your position, but here are a few to highlight:

  • Discounts – food, gifts and room!
  • Company Sponsored Events – Holiday Parties, Appreciation Week,Potlucks and more!
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k
  • Health care packages

Starved Rock Lodge is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug-free workplace.

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