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September 2019

Sep 29

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sun, September 29 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. October 27, 2019

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. 

October 2019

Oct 03

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 3 @ 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 04

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 4 @ 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 05

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sat, October 5 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. October 27, 2019

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 06

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sun, October 6 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. October 27, 2019

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 10

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, October 10 @ 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 10

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 10 @ 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 11

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 11 @ 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 11

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Fri, October 11 @ 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 12

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Sat, October 12 @ 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 12

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Sat, October 12 @ 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 12

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sat, October 12 @ 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 12

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Sat, October 12 @ 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. 

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