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Starved Rock Foundation
See what's happening at the rock!

Visitor's Center Main Number:
(815) 667-5356

Bookstore:
(815) 667-5356

Email:
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Hours of Operation

Visitor's Center Hours
9:00 a.m. to 4:00pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)

Restroom Hours
Mid-September thru Mid-May 9-6
Memorial Day to Labor Day 9-8

Park Hours
Dawn to Dusk

Become a VOLUNTEER!

The Starved Rock Foundation is a completely volunteer-run organization. There are AMPLE opportunities to help out. You may have an hour, a day, a week, a summer, or special skills that you could offer to help out. Contact us and we will match you up with an area of support.


Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

The Starved Rock Foundation & Visitor's Center Welcomes You!


Upcoming Events


April 28 & 29, 2018 - Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Join the Starved Rock Foundation guides as we hike into canyons and overlooks throughout the Park enjoying the the variety of spring wildflowers and sparkling canyon waterfalls. Learn about the history & geology of the Park as well. Hikes will leave the Visitor Center at 9am & 1pm each day.

For updates and to share your experience, add the Facebook event for the Eagle Watch Weekend




Your Safety is important to us!

In order to insure a safe visit please be aware of Park Rules:

  • NO Rock Climbing anywhere in Park.
  • Stay on the marked Trails.
  • NO swimming or wading in canyon pools or the river.
  • Do not deface canyon walls with etchings, paint, or markers.
  • NO littering; bring trash to receptacles by parking areas.
ALL ARE ILLEGAL AND FINES CAN BE ISSUED.