Trailheads Snacks

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Hungry Hikers Welcomed Here!

Open Daily from 10 AM to 5 PM

Fuel up for your outdoor adventure with a bite to eat at Trailheads. Located in the Starved Rock Visitor Center, Trailheads offers a full-service menu of tasty favorites such as soft pretzels, delicious corn dogs, chili cheese nachos to sweet treats (including our homemade fudge and Artisan ice cream).

& Menu

Open Daily from 10AM to 5PM | View Menu

Grab a snack, a cold drink and a t-shirt!

Trailheads has something for everyone. Menu items range from tasty favorites like Mac & Cheese Nuggets to BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, ice cream, chicken strips and more. New this season–try our hummus & pita chips. We even offer a Little Hikers menu for the kids! Shop for the best Starved Rock apparel, stuffed animals, toys, hiking supplies and souvenirs, too.


Sweets, treats & more

Make the most of a day in the park and order a waffle cone filled with soft serve ice cream or take home a few pieces of our delicious fudge. Trailheads also offers a wide variety of specialty items including Artisan ice cream and fudge made right here at the Lodge, candied nuts, snow cones and funnel cakes.

Other Dining Options

  • Lodge Restaurant

    Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Open daily.
    Reservations recommended. Call (815) 220-7321.

  • Back Door Lounge

    Cool off after your hike and enjoy your favorite drink!

  • The Veranda

    Outdoor dining with a panoramic view. Open 11am to 8pm daily.

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