Travel through the Illinois River Valley to visit Starved Rock State Park. Visit the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center to see the Starved Rock Lock & Dam and exhibits on the construction and operation of the Illinois Waterway. At Starved Rock State Park, we will board the Starved Rock Trolley for a narrated, guided tour of the park. Learn the legend of Starved Rock and about the Native American Indians who fought and died atop it. Enjoy lunch at the historic Starved Rock Lodge. The historic Lodge, built in the 1930s, features log walls and a two-sided stone fireplace and overlooks the state park. There will also be free time to visit the gift shop and Starved Rock Park Visitor's Center, home to a 400-gallon aquarium housing fish indigenous to the Illinois River. You will also have the opportunity to hike up to Starved Rock during free time if desired.



Event Details

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 7:30am to 4:15pm