Starved Rock State Park

Park Activities:


Starved Rock Park Trails:
7:00 a.m. - sunset

Starved Rock Visitor Center: 
Apr – Nov:
9 am - 4 pm
Mon - Sun.

Dec – March:
9 am - 4 pm
(1st & 2nd Sundays only)
10 am – 4 pm

Starved Rock Campground:
Gates open at 8:30 a.m.  Gates close at 10 p.m. daily.

Starved Rock Lodge: 
separate operating hours, please visit:

 Visitor Center:

The Visitor Center exhibit hall, park office, and information desk are open Monday through Sunday:

  • 9-4, April through November
  • 9-4, M-Su, December through March
    • Saturdays, 10-4

Visitor Center CLOSED on: 

  • Election Day 
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day 
  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Lincolns Birthday 
  • Presidents Day 


  • The Movie Theater at the Starved Rock Visitor Center is CLOSED until further notice. 
  • Brown bluff trail above French Canyon is CLOSED 
  • Tonti Canyon and Tonti Bridge is CLOSED.
  • West side trail from LaSalle Canyon to Tonti Canyon is CLOSED. 
  • Beehive Overlook is CLOSED. 
  • Owl Canyon Overlook is CLOSED. 

Park Information:

Northwestern Illinois

PO Box 509
Utica IL 61373

815-667-4726 Office M-F


N: 41.309
W: -88.989

Starved Rock Site Map

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