Upcoming Events

Wildflowers at Starved Rock Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Date: May 4th & 5th, 2019

Time: 9:30, 11:00, and 1:00

Cost: Free

Do we need to register ahead of time?  Nope

Age range:   All ages

Description:

Enjoy the great variety of spring wildflowers at Starved Rock and flowing waterfalls in the Park’s 18 canyons. Free guided hikes leave from the Visitor’s Center at 930am, 11am and 1:00 pm Saturday & Sunday.More hikes may be available leaving on the hour. Check with the VC’,dependent upon available hike leaders & visitors.

Events

2019 Events:

  • Jan 6:  Bobcats The Reclusive Native Cat of Illinois
  • Jan 12-13:  Winter Wilderness Weekend
  • Jan 26-27:  Eagle Watch Weekend
  • Feb 10:  Sandstone Tale Geology of Starved Rock’s Past
  • Feb 24:  Historic Journey of the I&M Canal
  • March 10:  Maple Tapping at the Rock
  • March 17:  The History of Starved Rock 1673-1911
  • March 22:  Full Moon Night Hike at LaSalle and Tonti Canyons
  • March 24:  The Illinois Indians History and Culture in Illinois
  • April 14:  Living with Wildlife A Balance Helping Nature
  • April 27:  Ecology of Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers
  • May 4:  Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage
  • May 11, 12, 18, and 19:  Live Hawk Show
  • May 19:  Amazing Animals of Illinois
  • May 27:  Memorial Day Guided Hikes
  • June 1, 2, 15, and 16:  Live Hawk Show
  • June 1:  National Trails Day Celebration
  • June 21:  Summer Solstice Sunrise Trek at Matthiessen Dells Area
  • Sept 4:  Labor Day Guided Hike
  • Sept 8:  Monarch Mania Program
  • Oct 5, 6, 19, and 20:  Live Hawk Show
  • Oct 19 -20:  Fall Colors Weekend
  • Oct 26:  Incredible Bats and More!
  • Oct 26:  Halloween Tales and Stories
  • Oct 26:  Haunted Trails and Tales – Ghosts of Starved Rock’s Past
  • Nov 10:  SOAR with Live Birds of Prey
  • Nov 15:  Full Moon Night Hike
  • Nov 24 – Dec 1:  Photography Contest
  • Dec 21:  Winter Solstice Sunrise Hike