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August 26th Face Mask Policy

Effective today (Wednesday, August 26), all dining patrons are now required to wear masks when interacting with bar and restaurant staff. This includes both indoors and outdoors. At Starved Rock Lodge, we ask that you please put your mask on when a staff member approaches you whether in the Main Dining Room, Back Door Lounge, Veranda or in the Cafe. Thank you for cooperating and helping keep our customers and staff safe.

August 26th Trail Update: Some trails at Starved Rock are now open! Matthiessen State Park remains closed for further storm cleanup. The following places are now open: Starved Rock, Overlooks: Lover’s Leap, Eagle Cliff, Beehive, Sandstone Point, Canyons: French, Pontiac, Wildcat, Basswood, Lonetree, Aurora, Sac, Kickapoo, St. Louis, Illinois, Ottawa, Kaskaskia & Council Overhang. For more information, please visit IDNR’s website.

History on Horseback

Take a horseback ride back in time through Illinois Valley peeks, creeks and everything in between at Cedar Creek Ranch.

Starting at $220 for 2 guests


  • Includes your overnight stay for two people
  • $10 meal voucher per person
  • Horseback riding or gator creek cruise for two at Cedar Creek Ranch

For more information call: 815-667-4211


Available Monday through Sunday nights from May 1 through August 2020, then available Sun-Thur nights from September 1- October 29, 2020. July and October are an additional $10 per night. The Family Cabin is available with this package for an additional $69 per night.


Additional adults (over the age of 12) are $40 each. Children 12 and under must be booked privately through Cedar Creek Ranch. Rides must be booked separately and in advance by calling (815) 481-3337. Maximum weight restriction of 250 lb.

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