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Starved Rock Lodge remains under Phase 4 Mitigations. Face masks are required in all public areas within the Lodge. Capacity for dining, weddings and meetings is up to 50 people or 50% (whichever is lesser). Book your getaway to Starved Rock Lodge today and make the most of this lovely winter we’re having. Click here to see all the details from IDPH.

Employee Spotlight: Jenny R.

Here’s a real-life story from Jenny R. about her job at Starved Rock Lodge: “I started at Starved Rock Lodge in 2004 as an assistant in the Sales office. Since then I have progressed to a consultant, a manager and now the Director of Sales & Catering.” What does Jenny…

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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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Lodge Moves to Phase 4 Mitigations

Good news from by IL Governor JB Pritzker: the Illinois Department of Public Health has officially announced that we have moved to Phase 4! This increases our capacity up to 50 people or 50% (whichever is lesser). Book your getaway to Starved Rock Lodge today and make the most of…

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Visit a Winter Wonderland

Ah Winter. While it may be frigid and icy, the scenery is quite beautiful and still. To see all of nature’s winter beauty, you have to go to Starved Rock Lodge. The Lodge and State Park are open all year round and there are so many seasonal activities to enjoy…

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Starved Rock Lodge Moves to Tier 1 Mitigations

We have officially been moved to Tier 1 Mitigations. This means The Main Dining Room and Back Door Lounge will be open for dine in service at 25% capacity. Reservations are required. Table seating is limited for four guests or less. Click here to see details on dining at…

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Starved Rock Lodge Moves to Tier 2 Mitigations

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center has moved down from Tier 3 to Tier 2 COVID-19 mitigations. The announcement was made Friday, January 15, 2021 by JB Pritzker, Governor of Illinois. This means that the our region in the state has had an average test positivity rate of less than…

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Longing to get away?

Winter fun is waiting for you at Starved Rock Lodge & State Park. New this year are our Winter Wildlife Tours. Hop aboard our trolley and go to Buffalo Rock State Park to see the resident bison (Pebbles, Cocoa & Hope). You’ll also see the Starved Rock area and learn…

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Lodge Improves Safety to Fight COVID-19

Starved Rock Lodge is now using a new, all natural botanical disinfectant solution. This product kills 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, fungi and molds. In an on-going effort to fight COVID-19, the housekeeping staff is spraying commonly used, high-touch areas within the Lodge on a daily basis. The spray has…

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