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October 2019

Oct 14

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Mon, October 14 @ 9:30 am
Oct 14

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Mon, October 14 @ 11:00 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 14

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Mon, October 14 @ 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. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Hike is about 3 miles roundtrip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. 

Oct 14

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Mon, October 14 @ 1:30 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 14

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Mon, October 14 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 15

Tuesday & Thursday on the River

Tue, October 15 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge at 3pm. The Trolley takes you to Lone Point Shelter to enjoy an hour long boat ride on The Eagle I. Arrive back at the Lodge at 4:30pm. 

Oct 15

Spooky Ottawa Tours

Tue, October 15 @ 6:00 pm

Prepare to be scared! Tom Aussem from Awesome Ottawa Tours will give us a tour of Ottawa's Spooky Haunts, Forgotten Graveyards and Infamous Places on this 2 hour trolley tour! Board the trolley at Starved Rock Lodge and hear some local legends, then venture through Ottawa with Tom to truly get spooked!

Oct 16

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Wed, October 16 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 17

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, October 17 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

One event on Wed. November 27, 2019 at 9:00 am

Meet us on Thursdays at 9am in the Lodge lobby for pre-planned group hikes. These hikes take a few hours and usually end around noon. The hiking schedule changes each week and repeats itself each quarter so you get to see each part of the park in every season of the year! Hike 12 times and earn a free lunch in the Main Dining Room! No pre-registration is required. Please wear appropriate clothing, shoes and bring a water bottle! Click here to…

Oct 17

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 17 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until Thu. October 31, 2019

Tour begins with lunch at 11am in the historic dining room at the Lodge, followed by a narrated trolley tour with history and legends of the area. The trolley will then take you to the new river boat, “The Eagle I” where you will see the beautiful fall foliage of the Starved Rock State Park area by water. There are restrooms available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Due to limited availability on this tour, please call the Activities…

Oct 17

Tuesday & Thursday on the River

Thu, October 17 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge at 3pm. The Trolley takes you to Lone Point Shelter to enjoy an hour long boat ride on The Eagle I. Arrive back at the Lodge at 4:30pm. 

Oct 18

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 18 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until Thu. October 31, 2019

Tour begins with lunch at 11am in the historic dining room at the Lodge, followed by a narrated trolley tour with history and legends of the area. The trolley will then take you to the new river boat, “The Eagle I” where you will see the beautiful fall foliage of the Starved Rock State Park area by water. There are restrooms available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Due to limited availability on this tour, please call the Activities…

Oct 18

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Fri, October 18 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 19

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Sat, October 19 @ 9:30 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 19

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Sat, October 19 @ 11:00 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 19

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sat, October 19 @ 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. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Hike is about 3 miles roundtrip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. 

Oct 20

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sun, October 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. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Hike is about 3 miles roundtrip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, October 20 @ 12:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, October 20 @ 1:30 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Sun, October 20 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Thu. October 31, 2019

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

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