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Starved Rock Lodge hosts special events throughout the year. We can't wait to schedule seasonal events such as our annual Oktoberfest Dinners, Breakfast with Santa, Yoga & Hike and more. For more information and to make reservations, please contact our Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.


For Serious Hikers Only

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 9am and expected time for lunch is 1:30pm. Return to the Lodge at 4:30pm. 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. Limited spots...

Paws & Pancakes

Join us at Starved Rock for a fun morning with “The Paws!” Breakfast buffet and Meet N Greet with 4 members of the Paw Patrol! A breakfast buffet will be served from 9-10 am and will be followed by a meet n greet from 10-11am. Seating is limited! Make your reservations today!

Yoga and Hike – 10am

Matt Hancock has taught over 13,000 classes and is the owner of Hancock Yoga and Wellness Studio located in Lasalle Illinois. Matt teaches a very dynamic yoga practice that will make you sweat, stretch and balance your way to mental and physical bliss. This event features a 75 minute yoga class and a 3 mile hike to St. Louis Canyon. Please bring your own yoga mat. Reservations required. This event will take place rain or shine! Cancellation policy is 3...

Romance in the Park: Wedding Expo 2025

Meet the best Wedding Vendors in the area.See Starved Rock Lodge’s Wedding & Reception options.Taste Starved Rock Lodge’s Wedding Cuisine.Sample Gourmet Wedding Cakes.A convenient way to book all of your Wedding Vendors!Open to the Public ~ Free Admission

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