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10/27/20: The bridge over Fox Canyon and sidewalk leading to the lodge from the large parking lot will be closed on Tuesday, October 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM for a routine inspection. Barricades will be in place to redirect traffic.

Trail Update: All trails are open except the Lodge’s (eastside) Veranda staircase and Illinois/Ottawa Canyon connecting trail. Matthiessen Dells Area at Matthiessen State Park is now open. The trail closest to Lake Falls and shelter is still closed as well as the Vermillion River Access area. For more information, please visit IDNR’s website.

Per Illinois guidelines, face coverings are required in all buildings (and trolleys) at Starved Rock Lodge & State Park.

Your Cabin in the Woods

These authentic log cabins were built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The rustic feeling will take you back in time with knotty pine paneling and historic charm. They are nestled under towering pines, century-old oaks and are conveniently located just steps away from hiking trails and seasonal waterfalls. A relaxing retreat year-round. Check-in time is guaranteed at 4pm. Check-out time is 11am.


Sunset Cabins

Cozy up in one of our Sunset Cabins during your next stay. These beautiful log cabins are located on the west end of the property with access to trails just outside your door. These are part of a quad cabin; four individual, private guest rooms per cabin. All cabins boast the same amenities as lodge rooms. Cabin rates are based on the number of occupants. Additional charges apply for additional guests. Cooking of any kind is not allowed in rooms or cabins ($250 fee).

Sunset Cabin King Bed

Up to 2 people | 235 sq. ft

Stay in one of our beautiful log cabins with a spacious king size bed and relaxing ambiance of a glowing, wood-burning fireplace.


  • One king-size bed
  • Bench outside the door
  • Full bathroom
  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Not dog friendly
  • Additional fees apply for additional guests

Sunset Cabin Full Bed

Up to 2 people | 155 sq. ft

These charming cabins are just steps away from unlimited adventure. Step back in time in our rustic, authentic log cabins but enjoy the modern conveniences of today.


  • One full-size bed
  • Bench outside the door
  • Full bathroom
  • Not dog friendly
  • ADA option available
  • Additional fees apply for additional guests


Pioneer Cabins

These quiet, standalone cabins are located 150 yards from the Lodge, close enough to enjoy the shopping, entertaining and dining options yet far enough away to relax in the wooded comfort of nature. Disconnect from the digital world in our rustic cabins; there are no TV’s in the Pioneer Cabins but guests are welcome to borrow board games from the front desk.

Pioneer Cabin Double Queen

Up to 4 people | 195 sq. ft

A true cabin in the woods. Our three Pioneer Cabins offer two queen-size beds and allow you to bring your dog on your vacation*! View our pet rules agreement here. Room capacity is four guests. Additional charges apply for additional guests.


  • Two queen-size beds
  • Bathroom with stand-up shower only
  • Dog friendly (restrictions apply)*

Two-Room Family Pioneer Cabin

Up to 7 people | 390 sq. ft

Perfect for families or larger groups, relax in the woods in one of our five, two-room family pioneer cabins. Enjoy the ambiance of a gas fireplace and king size bed in one room and two full size beds and oversized chair in the adjoining room. Each room has its own private bathroom. Please note: These cabins must be booked by calling (800) 868-7625. Additional charges apply for additional guests. 


  • One room with king-size bed
  • One room with two full-size beds
  • Two bathrooms with stand-up showers only
  • Gas fireplace
  • Not dog friendly
  • ADA option available
  • Additional charges apply for additional guests

Packages & Specials at the Lodge

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat or an outdoor adventure, we have the perfect package for you!

Your Stay

  • Amenities

    Amenities to make your time with us as comfortable as possible

  • Upgrade Your Stay

    Add a little extra to your stay with a gift basket, wine and more

*Restrictions apply to dog-friendly cabins. Click here to view our pet rules and guest agreement

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