Eagles at the “Rock”

  Description: Have an amazing winter day at Starved Rock State Park while celebrating our nation’s symbol the bald eagle!  Binoculars will be available for use with a drivers license. Date:  Saturday, January 28, 2023 Time:  9:15 a.m. Bald Eagle, Children’s Program-Starved Rock Saplings Storytime. 10 a.m. Guided Eagle Watching Hikes led by Park Naturalists/birders/Master Naturalists. 11

Art in the Park Workshop (Owls)

Description:  Join park naturalist and artist Lisa Sons for an afternoon of painting fun with acrylics!  The workshop will paint a colorful abstract profile of a Great Horned Owl.  All supplies are furnished by the Starved Rock Foundation which is the park’s non for profit friend’s group.  The program is FREE but Donations are welcome.  Participants

Starved Rock Art Show

Description:  Starved Rock State Park would like to invite you to participate in the Annual Starved Rock Art Show held at the Starved Rock Visitor Center.  Artists should download the attached Entry Form and read through the show’s regulations before submitting artwork to the Starved Rock Visitor Center in-person, please. Art submitted by mail is not

Geology Hike with Joe!

  Description:  Join Joe Jakupcak, retired Geology teacher and present hike leader at the Starved Rock Lodge for a one-of-a-kind hike through time to find out just what happened to create so much sandstone along the Illinois River and how 18 canyons formed in one location in Illinois.  The hike will leave from the Starved Rock

Starved Rock Saplings-Fall Leaves and Trees

Description:  Join Conservation Education Representatives at the Starved Rock Visitor Center for another fun and educational children’s program!  This month we will have fun learning all about fall, leaves, and trees through a storybook, craft, and outside activity!  Adult chaperones are required to stay with their children, please.  Suitable for children 3 years of age to


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