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August 26th Face Mask Policy

Effective today (Wednesday, August 26), all dining patrons are now required to wear masks when interacting with bar and restaurant staff. This includes both indoors and outdoors. At Starved Rock Lodge, we ask that you please put your mask on when a staff member approaches you whether in the Main Dining Room, Back Door Lounge, Veranda or in the Cafe. Thank you for cooperating and helping keep our customers and staff safe.

August 26th Trail Update: Some trails at Starved Rock are now open! Matthiessen State Park remains closed for further storm cleanup. The following places are now open: Starved Rock, Overlooks: Lover’s Leap, Eagle Cliff, Beehive, Sandstone Point, Canyons: French, Pontiac, Wildcat, Basswood, Lonetree, Aurora, Sac, Kickapoo, St. Louis, Illinois, Ottawa, Kaskaskia & Council Overhang. For more information, please visit IDNR’s website.

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September 2020

Sep 20

Sunday Brunch Buffet (temporarily unavailable)

Sun, September 20 @ 10:30 am
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Recurring Event

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to feature our award-winning Sunday Brunch. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Sep 20

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 11am

Sun, September 20 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 20

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sun, September 20 @ 11:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Meet your guide in the hotel lobby at 10:45am to where you'll also pick up your lunch. Hike to see scenic Wildcat Canyon, Lover's Leap and Eagle Cliff. Lunch is included with your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit…

Sep 20

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 12:30pm

Sun, September 20 @ 12:30 pm

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 21

Land & Water Cruise

Mon, September 21 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 23

Land & Water Cruise

Wed, September 23 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 25

Land & Water Cruise

Fri, September 25 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 25

Live Music (currently unavailable)

Fri, September 25 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri. December 18, 2020

Live music on the Veranda has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Sep 26

Fall MegaHike Saturday 8:30am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sat, September 26 @ 8:30 am

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30am and expected time for lunch is 1pm. Return to the Lodge at 4pm. Board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed shirt.

Sep 26

Fall MegaHike Saturday 9am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sat, September 26 @ 9:00 am

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 9am and expected time for lunch is 1:30pm. Return to the Lodge at 4:30pm. Board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed shirt.

Sep 26

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 11am

Sat, September 26 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 26

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sat, September 26 @ 11:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Meet your guide in the hotel lobby at 10:45am to where you'll also pick up your lunch. Hike to see scenic Wildcat Canyon, Lover's Leap and Eagle Cliff. Lunch is included with your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit…

Sep 26

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 12:30pm

Sat, September 26 @ 12:30 pm

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 27

Fall MegaHike Sunday 8:30am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sun, September 27 @ 8:30 am

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30am and expected time for lunch is 1pm. Return to the Lodge at 4pm. Board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed shirt.

Sep 27

Fall MegaHike Sunday 9am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sun, September 27 @ 9:00 am

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 9am and expected time for lunch is 1:30pm. Return to the Lodge at 4:30pm. Board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed shirt.

Sep 27

Sunday Brunch Buffet (temporarily unavailable)

Sun, September 27 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Recurring Event

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to feature our award-winning Sunday Brunch. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Sep 27

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 11am

Sun, September 27 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 27

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sun, September 27 @ 11:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Meet your guide in the hotel lobby at 10:45am to where you'll also pick up your lunch. Hike to see scenic Wildcat Canyon, Lover's Leap and Eagle Cliff. Lunch is included with your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit…

Sep 27

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 12:30pm

Sun, September 27 @ 12:30 pm

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 28

Land & Water Cruise

Mon, September 28 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

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