Guided Activities

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Take a Hike & a Lunch

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, happening 9 times

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.

Ghost Tours – 6pm Departure

A fright night filled with ghost hauntings and sightings that will give you a spooky adventure like no other! Ghost Tours at Starved Rock Lodge are every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday beginning October 15th! There are two departures, 6 or 8 pm. Board the trolley and you'll be escorted by a costumed guide to some local destinations known for their occult aura. The tour will last about 1 1/2 hours. This tour was created by Follies Production & Events. Tour...

Ghost Tours – 8pm Departure

A fright night filled with ghost hauntings and sightings that will give you a spooky adventure like no other! Ghost Tours at Starved Rock Lodge are every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday beginning October 15th! There are two departures, 6 or 8 pm. Board the trolley and you'll be escorted by a costumed guide to some local destinations known for their occult aura. The tour will last about 1 1/2 hours. This tour was created by Follies Production & Events. Tour...

Midweek MegaHike 8:30am Departure

Hike to all of the canyons in a day!

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.

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

Christmas Trolley Tour of Lights

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 6 times

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. There are no restroom stops on this tour. For...

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