Reunions & Parties


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.

Make lasting memories at Starved Rock Lodge

Every occasion is memorable when you bring your family and friends together at Starved Rock Lodge. From large corporate retreats to small family reunions, Starved Rock Lodge has a meeting space to match your needs. With an awe-inspiring environment, exceptional service and delicious food, every celebration is as memorable as this unique setting.

Plan Your Party at the Lodge

Call our sales team today at 815-220-7333 to schedule a tour of our facility and begin planning your party


A successful family reunion begins with picking the perfect place. We make it easy by providing family fun to fit your budget. Whether you have a large or small family, Starved Rock Lodge is the place to make your family reunion rock. We work with you to customize your event or you can choose from one of our family reunion packages.


  • Six versatile banquet spaces
  • Custom catering options
  • Team building activities
  • Overnight accommodations

Birthday Parties

Planning a child’s birthday party can be stressful. You have one very important little person to please and a group of their friends to impress. Starved Rock Lodge is the spot for an unforgettable party. Choose from one of our birthday party packages to begin your planning.


  • Six versatile banquet spaces
  • Use of pool
  • Dessert options

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