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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.

Welcome Back to Starved Rock Lodge

A Note from the CEO (July 1, 2020) Happy Phase 4! We are so happy to be open and welcome guests back to the Lodge and to the Main Dining Room. Our staff is continuing to work hard to make sure you have a fun and healthy visit.     As…

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Reopening of Starved Rock State Park & Lodge

Starved Rock Lodge reopened May 29, 2020. Outdoor dining is available on the Lodge’s Veranda for paying customers of Starved Rock Lodge. Picnicking will not be allowed on the Veranda but will be allowed on the pool patio. Carry-out food service and outdoor dining will also be available at the…

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Plan of Action: Infection Prevention

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center has made several changes to maintain a healthy, clean and safe environment for its guests and its employees. Click here to see the Plan of Action for Infection Prevention.

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A Note from the CEO (Regarding Our Friends at White Pines Resort)

Earlier today our friends at White Pines Resort in White Pines State Park made the announcement that they will be closing their doors after 80 years of service. Beth George, the concessionaire for 31 years has decided that she is not able to continue absorbing expenses with no definitive date…

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Starved Rock Lodge Refund Policy

First, we want to say thank you for supporting Starved Rock Lodge by making reservations with us.  We know that there are many selections in lodging and we appreciate that you chose us.  We also hope that during this very unusual time you and your family are safe and healthy.

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COVID-19 – Our Safety Commitment to You.

May 1, 2020 Although we are not yet open, in the last six weeks we have discussed and worked on ways to protect both our staff and our guests once we are back to business. While it goes completely against our service style there will be changes both…

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A Note from the CEO

April 25, 2020 Like all of you, we are patiently awaiting notification from our Governor regarding when the “shelter in place” will be lifted.  We are very excited to get back to the new normal and to welcome all of you back to our historic Starved Rock Lodge. Safety First…

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April 24: Update from the CEO

Like all of you, we are patiently awaiting notification from our Governor regarding when the “shelter in place” will be lifted.  We are very excited to get back to the new normal and to welcome all of you back to our historic Starved Rock Lodge. In the last six weeks…

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April 2: Update from the CEO

In compliance with Governor Pritzker’s mandate to home shelter until April 30, 2020, we are continuing to keep the Lodge closed at this time for the health and safety of our team members and our valued guests. At this time, we will not be accepting new reservations through the end…

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March 20: Update from the CEO

Update on April 1st:Due to the Stay at Home order extension, Starved Rock Lodge will now be closed through April 30th. Cancellations will be made through the 30th only. Update as of 6pm:Governor Pritzker announced a Stay at Home order in effect as of Saturday, March 21 at 5pm.

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