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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Per State Mandate, Masks are now REQUIRED regardless of immunization status as we are a State facility. This includes all areas of the Lodge, Cafe, Main Dining Doom, Back Door Lounge, Visitor’s Center and Trailheads Concessions.

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.

Historic Trolley Tour

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.

Historic Trolley Tours

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One event on Wed. August 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on Fri. August 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, happening 25 times

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.

Ghost Tours – 6pm Departure

A fright night filled with ghost stories and eerie tales of 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...

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...

Fall Colors Trolley Tours

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Then relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant

Fall Colors Trolley Tours

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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

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...

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, happening 10 times

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 Cruise- 1 pm Departure

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 Cruise – 2 pm Departure

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.

Oktoberfest Dinner

Join us for a celebration of Germany! Delicious food, German beer, wine and music. Sample German wine and beer at one of the most beautiful times of year. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band in the historic Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Choose Buffet only for $30 per person or the Buffet, Tastings & souvenir stein: $45 per person. Children 10 and under: $12 each. Entrée’s 1. Sauerbraten...

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

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, happening 9 times

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...

Oktoberfest Matinee

Join us for a celebration of Germany! Delicious food, German beer, wine and music. Sample German wine and beer at one of the most beautiful times of year. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band in the historic Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Choose Buffet only for $30 per person or the Buffet, Tastings & souvenir stein: $45 per person. Children 10 and under: $12 each. Menu: Entrée’s 1....

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.

Oktoberfest Matinee

Join us for a celebration of Germany! Delicious food, German beer, wine and music. Sample German wine and beer at one of the most beautiful times of year. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band in the historic Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Choose Buffet only for $30 per person or the Buffet, Tastings & souvenir stein: $45 per person. Children 10 and under: $12 each. Menu: Entrée’s 1....

Autumn on the River

Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour to interesting places in the Starved Rock area like the IL Waterway Visitor center and Buffalo Rock State Park. 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...

Oktoberfest Matinee

Join us for a celebration of Germany! Delicious food, German beer, wine and music. Sample German wine and beer at one of the most beautiful times of year. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band in the historic Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Choose Buffet only for $30 per person or the Buffet, Tastings & souvenir stein: $45 per person. Children 10 and under: $12 each. Menu: Entrée’s 1....

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