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October 2019

Oct 21

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Mon, October 21 @ 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 21

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Mon, October 21 @ 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 21

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Mon, October 21 @ 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 22

Tuesday & Thursday on the River

Tue, October 22 @ 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 22

Spooky Ottawa Tours

Tue, October 22 @ 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 23

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Wed, October 23 @ 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 24

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, October 24 @ 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 24

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 24 @ 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 24

Tuesday & Thursday on the River

Thu, October 24 @ 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 25

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 25 @ 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 25

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Fri, October 25 @ 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 26

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Sat, October 26 @ 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 26

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Sat, October 26 @ 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 26

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sat, October 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. 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 26

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sat, October 26 @ 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 26

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sat, October 26 @ 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 26

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Sat, October 26 @ 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 27

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sun, October 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. 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 27

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, October 27 @ 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 27

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, October 27 @ 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. 

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