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December 2019

Dec 28

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sat, December 28 @ 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.

Dec 29

Guided Winter Hikes

Explore the winter beauty of mother nature

Sun, December 29 @ 11:00 am

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. Hike is approximately 3 miles roundtrip. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a granola bar, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Dec 29

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, December 29 @ 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.

Dec 29

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, December 29 @ 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.

January 2020

Jan 02

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, January 2 @ 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Jan 04

Eagle Trolley Tours 9am

Sat, January 4 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 04

Guided Winter Hikes

Explore the winter beauty of mother nature

Sat, January 4 @ 11:00 am

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. Hike is approximately 3 miles roundtrip. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a granola bar, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 04

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, January 4 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 05

Eagle Trolley Tours 10:30am

Sun, January 5 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 05

Guided Winter Hikes

Explore the winter beauty of mother nature

Sun, January 5 @ 11:00 am

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. Hike is approximately 3 miles roundtrip. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a granola bar, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 06

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Mon, January 6 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 08

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Wed, January 8 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 09

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, January 9 @ 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Jan 11

Eagle Trolley Tours 9am

Sat, January 11 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 11

Guided Winter Hikes

Explore the winter beauty of mother nature

Sat, January 11 @ 11:00 am

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. Hike is approximately 3 miles roundtrip. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a granola bar, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 11

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, January 11 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 12

Eagle Trolley Tours 10:30am

Sun, January 12 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 12

Guided Winter Hikes

Explore the winter beauty of mother nature

Sun, January 12 @ 11:00 am

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. Hike is approximately 3 miles roundtrip. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a granola bar, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 13

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Mon, January 13 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

Jan 15

Eagle Trolley Tours 11am

Wed, January 15 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy a short trolley ride to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing from their observation deck and an educational presentation all about eagles. This tour includes lunch in our restaurant from a special menu during the week and brunch on Sunday. Dress warmly.

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