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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.

April 2: Update from the CEO

In compliance with Governor Pritzker‚Äôs mandate to home shelter until April 30, 2020, we are continuing to keep the Lodge closed at this time for the health and safety of our team members and our valued guests. At this time, we will not be accepting new reservations through the end…

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March 20: Update from the CEO

Update on April 1st:Due to the Stay at Home order extension, Starved Rock Lodge will now be closed through April 30th. Cancellations will be made through the 30th only. Update as of 6pm:Governor Pritzker announced a Stay at Home order in effect as of Saturday, March 21 at 5pm.

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March 16: Update from Starved Rock Lodge’s CEO

In light of the recent public health emergency, Governor Pritzker has announced the closing of all State Parks until further notice. Additionally Food and Beverage in-house dining is closed from Monday, March 16th at 8pm through March 30, 2020. While the trails of Starved Rock State Park are now…

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A Letter to our Valued Guests

March 13, 2020 Dear Valued Guest, With the ongoing concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want you to know that the safety of our guests and team members remains our top priority. We feel it is important to share with you the steps we have taken to keep you safe…

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