Welcome to Starved Rock State Park!

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

We have year-round activities related to nature, history, music, and more. See what is happening at the Rock!

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Planning Your Visit

Planning Your Visit

Where to start - What to bring - What to see -What to do? Here are some things to get you started.

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Trail Maps and Hikes

Trail Maps and Hikes

Do it on your own or go with a guide. Pick trails by duration, difficulty, or just learn more about the park. All are good choices!

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There’s an app for that!

Visitors to Starved Rock State Park can now take a guided hike on the park’s most popular trails by using this new smartphone app. Download the Prairie State Hike App for just 99 cents.

 

Weather forecast for Starved Rock

North Utica
52°
Cloudy
06:5816:28 CST
Feels like: 47°F
Wind: 14mph SE
Humidity: 95%
Pressure: 29.39"Hg
UV index: 0
TueWedThuFriSat
min 38°F
44/27°F
38/32°F
40/35°F
47/35°F

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