The Starved Rock Visitor Center is open year-round, and the 1930s-era stone and log Starved Rock Lodge offers luxury lodging, cabin rooms, and fine dining. For lodge reservations, call 1-800-868-ROCK (800-868-7625) or 815-667-4211, or visit the lodge website.
Also question is, is Starved Rock free?
No Entrance Fee!! – Starved Rock State Park.
Similarly one may ask, how far is Starved Rock from Chicago?
Has anyone died at Starved Rock?
Brothers Inmer Rivera Tejada, 39, Rafael Rivera Tejada, 36, and their nephew Guillermo Rivera Tejada, 26, were killed May 6, 2021 near Starved Rock State Park.
Starved Rock – All trails are opened, with the exception of the Owl Canyon Overlook and Tonti Canyon. The Visitors’ Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and closed on weekends and holidays.
Starved Rock to French Canyon trail
Winter can yield wildlife signs in the snow such as tracks from red fox, grey fox, coyote, raccoon, and opossum. The land that includes today’s Starved Rock State Park has a long and wonderful history.
Bring plenty of water and snacks.
There are 13 miles of trails and a surprising amount of stairs. You and your littles will get thirsty, and you’ll be glad to have something to keep you hydrated. Be kind to nature and bring a reusable water bottle.
Please remember drones are not allowed at Starved Rock State Park! Thank you for understanding the importance of keeping wildlife safe and keeping nature enjoyable for those hiking the trails.
Hiking In Starved Rock State Park, A Perfect Chicago Day Trip. … amazing food, architecture, beautiful parks and lakefront or river trails. But if you’re looking for a *real* hiking and nature experience around Chicago, a day trip to Starved Rock State Park is what you need.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to wade or swim in the river, canyons or from any park shoreline. Kayak rentals at Starved Rock are operated by a private concessionaire-Kayak Starved Rock.
|Starved Rock State Park
|2,630 acres (10.6 km2)