9:00 a.m. to 4:00pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day)
Restrooms remain open until 8 p.m.
(during daylight savings time)
Restrooms remain open until 6 p.m.
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Trail Parking Lots
8 a.m. to sunset
The Starved Rock Foundation is a completely volunteer-run organization. There are AMPLE opportunities to help out. You may have an hour, a day, a week, a summer, or special skills that you could offer to help out. Contact us and we will match you up with an area of support.
Free guided hikes to see the spectacular ice falls of Starved Rock. Enjoy bald eagle viewing and the geology of Starved Rock. Meet at the Visitor's Center at 9:00am and 1:00pm Saturday & Sunday.
Eagle viewing and birds of prey shows*. Hands on activities for kids in the Kaskaskia Room in the VC.
*Sponsored by the Illinois Audubon Society (Starved Rock Audubon Chapter) at the Starved Rock Lodge.
Enjoy the great variety of spring wildflowers at Starved Rock. Free guided hikes leave from the Visitor's Center Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am and 1:00pm.
Free guided hikes to see the spectacular colors of fall. Meet at the
Visitor's Center Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am and 1:00pm.