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June 2021

Jun 11

Land and Water Cruise

Fri, June 11 @ 11:00 am

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock’s history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle 1 to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both the trolley and boat are wheelchair accessible. Please inform us when booking if special accommodations are needed.

Jun 12

Take A Hike & Lunch

Sat, June 12 @ 10:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this 3-mile (round trip) 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, snacks and bottled water.  Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.  Hike will vary upon group skill and trail conditions.  *Boxed lunch and souvenir drawstring backpack included. 

Jun 12

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

Sat, June 12 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one of Starved Rock’s most scenic canyons. The walk is less than a mile and takes about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. A snack, bottle of water and souvenir drawstring backpack are included. Canyon chosen may vary, depending on weather, river and trail conditions. $35 per person. This tour runs June-October. Tickets for children 10 and under are…

Jun 12

River Cruise- SOLD OUT

Sat, June 12 @ 1:00 pm

Sorry. This tour is sold out.

Jun 13

Take A Hike & Lunch

Sun, June 13 @ 10:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this 3-mile (round trip) 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, snacks and bottled water.  Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.  Hike will vary upon group skill and trail conditions.  *Boxed lunch and souvenir drawstring backpack included. 

Jun 13

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

Sun, June 13 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one of Starved Rock’s most scenic canyons. The walk is less than a mile and takes about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. A snack, bottle of water and souvenir drawstring backpack are included. Canyon chosen may vary, depending on weather, river and trail conditions. $35 per person. This tour runs June-October. Tickets for children 10 and under are…

Jun 13

River Cruise-1pm Departure

Sun, June 13 @ 1:00 pm

Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Eagle I. Take in the beautiful scenery as you learn history, hear the legends and more! The trolley will provide transportation to and from the boat. This tour lasts one hour.

Jun 13

River Cruises – (limited seating)

Sun, June 13 @ 2:00 pm

We only have a few seats left on this tour. Please call (815) 220-7386 to check for availability. Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Eagle I. Take in the beautiful scenery as you learn history, hear the legends and more! The trolley will provide transportation to and from the boat. This tour lasts one hour.

Jun 14

Land and Water Cruise

Mon, June 14 @ 11:00 am

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock’s history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle 1 to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both the trolley and boat are wheelchair accessible. Please inform us when booking if special accommodations are needed.

Jun 16

Land and Water Cruise

Wed, June 16 @ 11:00 am

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock’s history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle 1 to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both the trolley and boat are wheelchair accessible. Please inform us when booking if special accommodations are needed.

Jun 16

Historic Trolley Tours

Wed, June 16 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 7 times

One event on Wed. June 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

We are excited to announce that our Trolley Tours are available again! This will include 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.

Jun 18

Land and Water Cruise

Fri, June 18 @ 11:00 am

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock’s history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle 1 to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both the trolley and boat are wheelchair accessible. Please inform us when booking if special accommodations are needed.

Jun 18

Historic Trolley Tours

Fri, June 18 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 7 times

One event on Wed. June 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

We are excited to announce that our Trolley Tours are available again! This will include 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.

Jun 19

Take A Hike & Lunch

Sat, June 19 @ 10:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this 3-mile (round trip) 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, snacks and bottled water.  Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.  Hike will vary upon group skill and trail conditions.  *Boxed lunch and souvenir drawstring backpack included. 

Jun 20

Take A Hike & Lunch

Sun, June 20 @ 10:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this 3-mile (round trip) 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, snacks and bottled water.  Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.  Hike will vary upon group skill and trail conditions.  *Boxed lunch and souvenir drawstring backpack included. 

Jun 20

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

Sun, June 20 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one of Starved Rock’s most scenic canyons. The walk is less than a mile and takes about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. A snack, bottle of water and souvenir drawstring backpack are included. Canyon chosen may vary, depending on weather, river and trail conditions. $35 per person. This tour runs June-October. Tickets for children 10 and under are…

Jun 20

River Cruises – 1pm Departure

Sun, June 20 @ 1:00 pm

Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Eagle I. Take in the beautiful scenery as you learn history, hear the legends and more! The trolley will provide transportation to and from the boat. This tour lasts one hour.

Jun 20

River Cruises – 2pm Departure

Sun, June 20 @ 2:00 pm

Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Eagle I. Take in the beautiful scenery as you learn history, hear the legends and more! The trolley will provide transportation to and from the boat. This tour lasts one hour.

Jun 21

Land and Water Cruise

Mon, June 21 @ 11:00 am

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock’s history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle 1 to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both the trolley and boat are wheelchair accessible. Please inform us when booking if special accommodations are needed.

Jun 21

Historic Trolley Tours

Mon, June 21 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Fri. June 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

We are excited to announce that our Trolley Tours are available again! This will include 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.

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