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Starved Rock Foundation
See what's happening at the rock!

Visitor's Center Main Number:
(815) 667-5356

Bookstore:
(815) 667-5356

Email:
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Hours of Operation

Open Daily
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.
(November-May)

Park Hours
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Trail Parking Lots
8 a.m. to sunset

Become a VOLUNTEER!

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.


Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

The Starved Rock Foundation & Visitor's Center Welcomes You!

2015 Special Events

winter wildernessJanuary 17 & 18, 2015 - Winter Wilderness Weekend

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.

Click here to learn more about Winter Wilderness


 

EagleJanuary 24 & 25, 2015 - Eagle Watch Weekend

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.

Click here to learn more about Eagle Watch Weekend


 

WildflowersApril 25 & 26, 2015 - Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

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.

Click here to learn more about the Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage


 

October 17 & 18, 2015 - Fall Colors Weekend Fall Colors

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.

 

Click here to learn more about Fall Colors Weekend