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Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

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-September.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

Land and Water Cruise

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 52 times

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.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll! (Tribute Matinee)

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Get rowdy, snap those fingers, and clap your hands for this unique show that will get you rockin' and ready to dance!  Take a seat and hold on, as this exciting young man takes you on a roller coaster ride of great music with this high-energy stage show.  Listen to rock and roll favorites from Bobby Darin, John Mellencamp, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, the 50’s & 60’s and more.

Historic Trolley Tours

This tour includes 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.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll! (Tribute Matinee)

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Get rowdy, snap those fingers, and clap your hands for this unique show that will get you rockin' and ready to dance!  Take a seat and hold on, as this exciting young man takes you on a roller coaster ride of great music with this high-energy stage show.  Listen to rock and roll favorites from Bobby Darin, John Mellencamp, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, the 50’s & 60’s and more.

Land and Water Cruise

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 52 times

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.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll! (Tribute Matinee)

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Get rowdy, snap those fingers, and clap your hands for this unique show that will get you rockin' and ready to dance!  Take a seat and hold on, as this exciting young man takes you on a roller coaster ride of great music with this high-energy stage show.  Listen to rock and roll favorites from Bobby Darin, John Mellencamp, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, the 50’s & 60’s and more.

Historic Trolley Tours

This tour includes 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.

Land and Water Cruise

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 52 times

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.

Historic Trolley Tours

This tour includes 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.

Take A Hike & Lunch

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, happening 44 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. 

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

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. $40 for adults $35 for children 10 and under. This tour runs June-September.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

Take A Hike & Lunch

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, happening 44 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. 

Visit a Canyon & a Boat Ride

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. $40 for adults $35 for children 10 and under. This tour runs June-September.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

River Cruises – Two Departures

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.

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