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Guided Winter Hikes

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, happening 8 times

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

History Trolley Tours

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, happening 7 times

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

History Trolley Tours

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, happening 7 times

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities. There are no restroom stops on this tour.

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

History Trolley Tours

This tour includes a 90 minute trolley tour with stops at the Starved Rock State Park Visitors Center, the IL Waterway Visitor Center and through downtown Utica. It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area.

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Guided Winter Hikes

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

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