February 1st-28th, Starved Rock Art Show

Description:  What better way to showcase your artistic talent than by showing your paintings or drawings of natural landscapes, state park features, and North American wildlife off at the Starved Rock Art Show!  Entry form can be found below with further information. Date:  February 1st-28th, 2022 Registration required:  Entry Form

Starved Rock Junior Art Show (bald eagles)

Description:  Do you like to draw or paint?  Work on a bald eagle art piece to submit with entry from this December 26th-31st, 2021 that will go on display in the Starved Rock Junior Art Show at the Starved Rock Visitor Center.  Every entry will get a prize bag of “bald eagle” information, activities, and

January 2nd, Birds of Prey Live Show

Description:  Northern Illinois Raptor Education Center will present a live bird of prey show with hawks, owls, and falcons at the Starved Rock Visitor Center.  Registration is required ahead of time (see link below).  Masks are required regardless of vaccination status when attending an indoor program or visiting the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Date:  January

January 8th, Starved Rock Saplings Storytime

Description:  Join park naturalists and volunteers for a fun filled hour of stories and activities.  The month of January will showcase bald eagles!  Suitable for ages 3-10 years old and parents must be in attendance throughout the program. Date:  Saturday, January 8th, at 9 a.m. Registration required:  Yes, please email Lisa.Sons@illinois.gov by January 5th.  

January 29th & 30th, Eagle Watch Weekend

    Description:  The Starved Rock Visitor Center will have guided hikes on both days at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to the top of Starved Rock for eagle viewing.  Further  information on the state park eagle watching hikes during Eagle Watch Weekend can be found on the IDNR website, Starved Rock State Park. Date: