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April 2020

Apr 12

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, April 12 @ 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.

Apr 12

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, April 12 @ 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. 

Apr 13

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Mon, April 13 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 16

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, April 16 @ 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…

Apr 18

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 9am

Sat, April 18 @ 9:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 18

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Sat, April 18 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 18

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sat, April 18 @ 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. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

Apr 18

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sat, April 18 @ 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.

Apr 18

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sat, April 18 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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. 

Apr 19

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sun, April 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. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

Apr 19

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, April 19 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sat. December 26, 2020

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.

Apr 19

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, April 19 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Recurring Event

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. 

Apr 20

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Mon, April 20 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 22

Earth Day Hike 2020

Wed, April 22 @ 10:00 am

We will be doing an Earth Day Wildflower Walk and Garbage Pickup - Fill a Bag, Get a Bag Come see what new Wildlflowers have popped up at Starved Rock State Park!  Usually this would be a $10 hike, but special for Earth Day, we will be offering this hike for Free!  The only catch is, you have to help us tidy up our trails!  Fill a bag of trash, and get a souvenir Hike It, Like It backpack to…

Apr 23

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, April 23 @ 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…

Apr 25

Spring MegaHike Saturday 8:30am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sat, April 25 @ 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.

Apr 25

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 9am

Sat, April 25 @ 9:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 25

Spring MegaHike Saturday 9am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

Sat, April 25 @ 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.

Apr 25

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Sat, April 25 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 25

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sat, April 25 @ 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. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

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