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Upcoming Events

  • Life as a 18th Century Fur Trader

    Description:  Living history actor and storyteller Kevin Stonerock takes his audience on a journey through a year in the fur trade in the mid-1700s.

    Date:  Sunday, March 5, 2023

    Time:  1 p.m.

    Location:  Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center

    Registration required:  No

  • Owl Prowl

    Description:  Owl Prowl will be presented by Tara Beveroth, ornithologist for the Illinois State Natural History Survey.  The evening will begin with an indoor program on owl species in Illinois and end with a night hike led by park naturalist Lisa Sons and owl calling by Tara.  Registration is required.  Registration will open on the link below by 8 a.m. on February 4.  Space is limited.

    Date:  Saturday, March 4, 2023

    Time:  5 p.m. (The visitor center will be closed by 4 p.m. and only those who registered for the program will be checked in at 10 minutes to 5 p.m. for the program.  Thank you for understanding).

    Location:  Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center

    Registration required:  Yes, Register Here starting February 4th at 8 a.m.

     

  • Starved Rock Saplings Story Time-Fossil Frenzy

    Description: Head back in time with park naturalists and explore fossils!  Where do fossils come from?  How are fossils made?  Are there fossils here in Illinois?  Story time, fossil education, and hands-on fossil activities included.  Suitable for children ages 3-10 with adult chaperones.

    Date:  Saturday, February 11, 2023

    Time:  9:30 a.m.

    Location:  Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center

    Registration required: Please email lisa.sons@illinois.gov


2022 Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • July 16th & 17th, Falconry with Rick Escutia (live birds of prey) outside program
  • July 30th, Junior Ranger Day

August

  • August 13th & 14th, Falconry with Rich Escutia (live birds of prey) outside program

September

October

November

December