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Notice:

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.

Hungry Hikers Welcomed Here!

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 and nachos to sweet treats, including our homemade fudge and Artisan ice cream.

Hours
& Menu

Open Daily from 10am to 5pm | View Menu

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

Please follow social distancing rules as you enter. Face masks are required for entry. Carry-out service is offered with an outdoor patio just steps away. Trailheads has something for everyone. Menu items range from tasty favorites like Mac & Cheese Nuggets to BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, ice cream, corn dogs and more. We even offer a Little Hikers menu for the kids! Shop for the best Starved Rock apparel and souvenirs here, too.

Specialty
Items

Sweets, treats & more

Make the most of summer 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

    Limited seating is available in the Main Dining Room for
    breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended.

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a signature cocktail or locally-brewed craft beer.
    Indoor food and beverage service is limited.

  • The Veranda

    Outdoor dining (11am-8pm daily, weather permitting) and handcrafted drinks with a panoramic view

Keep In Touch

800-868-7625

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