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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.

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.

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...

Take a Hike & a Lunch

|Recurring Event (See all)

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...

“Elvis” Tribute Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as “The King of Rock and Roll” takes the stage.  You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hounddog, Love Me Tender and more. Michael will also be featuring many of the Gospel hits that started Elvis’ career. Keep the spirit of Rockin and Rollin alive! This matinee includes a hot lunch buffet.

“Elvis” Tribute Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as “The King of Rock and Roll” takes the stage.  You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hounddog, Love Me Tender and more. Michael will also be featuring many of the Gospel hits that started Elvis’ career. Keep the spirit of Rockin and Rollin alive! This matinee includes a hot lunch buffet.

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.

“Elvis” Tribute Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as “The King of Rock and Roll” takes the stage.  You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hounddog, Love Me Tender and more. Michael will also be featuring many of the Gospel hits that started Elvis’ career. Keep the spirit of Rockin and Rollin alive! This matinee includes a hot lunch buffet.

WWII Radio Show

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Step back in time when you attend our WWII Radio show featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood”, and “Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree”. You'll be entertained by the costumed and piano-accompanied trio as they re-enact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages!  While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches,...

WWII Radio Show

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Step back in time when you attend our WWII Radio show featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood”, and “Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree”. You'll be entertained by the costumed and piano-accompanied trio as they re-enact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages!  While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches,...

WWII Radio Show

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

Step back in time when you attend our WWII Radio show featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood”, and “Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree”. You'll be entertained by the costumed and piano-accompanied trio as they re-enact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages!  While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches,...

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Thanksgiving is back this year at Starved Rock Lodge! We will be serving a buffet with all the trimmings. Seating will be available from 10:30 am- 6 pm. Please call the Activities Department to reserve your spot today. This is a pre-paid event, no reservations will be held without payment. Adults: $38.95 Children 10 and under: $19.95 Ages 3 and under are free

Kenny & Dolly Christmas Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

November 29, 30 and December 1Back for a repeat performance is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly.  This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show

Kenny & Dolly Christmas Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

November 29, 30 and December 1Back for a repeat performance is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly.  This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. Please call for more information regarding tickets.

Kenny & Dolly Christmas Matinee

Tribute to the Stars Matinee

November 29, 30 and December 1Back for a repeat performance is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly.  This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. Please call for more information regarding tickets.

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