Expert trail guide Joe Jakupcak takes you on a guided hike of Starved Rock State Park, a sample of the full tour that is offered every weekend at the park!

Guided hikes and lunch, offered by Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center, have officially returned! These tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday during the Summer months, departing from the lodge lobby at 11AM. Your group will discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this family-friendly guided tour. The tour is expected to return to the lodge at approximately 2:30pm.

On this tour, a knowledgeable guide will explain the park's ecological features and tell the story of how Starved Rock got its name! Lunch is included in the price your hike, you'll have the choice of a turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

Pre-registration is require for these hikes, head over to to reserved your space today!

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