Lone Point Shelter

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The Lone Point stone shelter stands under winter-bare trees next to the river.

Lone Point Shelter provides boat access and fishing for small  boats, canoes, and kayaks.  Waterfowl hunting season begins in October through the end of January or call park office for further information on access, 1-815-667-4726.

Kayak Starved Rock provides kayak rental for those who cannot bring their own.  Visitors may visit Kayak Starved Rock at http://www.KAYAKSTARVEDROCK.com or call 1-630-567-4653.

For those who would like to take a relaxing as well as educational boat tour of the park and Illinois River you can reserve a spot  on the Eagle 1 through the Starved Rock Lodge at http://www.starvedrocklodge.com or call 1-815-220-7386.

Parking: Yes, located just off of State Route 71 on the eastern edge of the park.  A brown kayak sign will be posted at entrance. 

Picnic Shelter and Restrooms:  Yes, first come first served.

Flora and Fauna:  Lone Point Shelter is a great location for wildlife viewing along the Illinois River wide waters at Starved Rock State Park.  A diversity of birds from Bald Eagles, White Pelicans, Blue Winged Teal, Mallards, Wood Ducks, Golden Eye, Ring-necked Ducks, Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, Sandhill Cranes, and even Whooping Cranes!

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Published by Ana Segota

Co-founder and designer at Anariel Design.

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