Guided Activities

Historic Trolley Tour- 12 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Historic Trolley Tour- 1:30 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities.

Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities.

Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities.

Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour just days before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving so you can enjoy some of the area's most stunning holiday displays. While aboard the trolley, your guide will have holiday trivia, jokes and riddles while Christmas music plays in the background. While our trolleys are heated, you may want to bring along an extra blanket to snuggle under and enjoy the festivities.

Guided Winter Hike

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

Historic Trolley Tour- 12 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Historic Trolley Tour- 1:30 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Guided Winter Hike

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

Guided Winter Hike

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

Historic Trolley Tour- 12 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Historic Trolley Tour- 1:30 pm departure

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center, Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and travel through downtown Utica. While aboard, the driver will narrate the history and legends of the area.

Guided Winter Hike

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

Winter Wildlife Trolley Tour 11 am Departure

Join us for a narrated trolley ride to see our winter wildlife in their natural habitat! Tour will depart from the Lodge and take you on a tour through Buffalo Rock State Park to visit our resident Bison. Then we will travel to the IL Waterway Visitors Center observation deck to see if we can spot an Eagle or two. We will also travel to some other areas that are known for Bald Eagle sightings. The trolley will be narrated...

Winter Wildlife Trolley Tour 1 pm Departure

Join us for a narrated trolley ride to see our winter wildlife in their natural habitat! Tour will depart from the Lodge and take you on a tour through Buffalo Rock State Park to visit our resident Bison. Then we will travel to the IL Waterway Visitors Center observation deck to see if we can spot an Eagle or two. We will also travel to some other areas that are known for Bald Eagle sightings. The trolley will be narrated...

Bald Eagle Trolley Tours

Come and be mesmerized by the beautiful bald eagles at Starved Rock. Ride our trolley to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing and an educational program. Ticket price includes your selection from our trolley lunch menu and the tour. Dress warmly, and bring your binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras!

Bald Eagle Trolley Tours

Come and be mesmerized by the beautiful bald eagles at Starved Rock. Ride our trolley to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing and an educational program. Ticket price includes your selection from our trolley lunch menu and the tour. Dress warmly, and bring your binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras!

Bald Eagle Trolley Tours

Come and be mesmerized by the beautiful bald eagles at Starved Rock. Ride our trolley to the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for eagle viewing and an educational program. Ticket price includes your selection from our trolley lunch menu and the tour. Dress warmly, and bring your binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras!

Guided Winter Hike

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

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