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Starved Rock Adventures

1 Dee Bennett Rd, Ottawa, IL
+1 815-434-9200
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Boat ride

Took the paddleboat ride on the IL river. Saw eagles in a tree on Plum Island & carp jumping out of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Urbana, Illinois
via mobile
Great day for a hike.

Nice trails and beautiful canyons and views. Lots of stairs, but many are to specific sites and can... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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1 Dee Bennett Rd, Ottawa, IL
+1 815-434-9200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the paddleboat ride on the IL river. Saw eagles in a tree on Plum Island & carp jumping out of the water near to the boat.

Thank gsquaredUrbana_IL
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nice trails and beautiful canyons and views. Lots of stairs, but many are to specific sites and can be skipped if you are tired. We had a great time.

Thank MikeHavel
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great trails to walk on any time of year. Beautiful waterfalls in the summer which freeze into living ice-sculptures in the winter. Fall foliage isn't to be missed and Springtime wild flowers are beautiful. Never disappointing whether a quiet day alone or fun with friends...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Trails aren't to bad to walk. If you don't mind walking that is. Had a very enjoyable day. My boyfriend surprised me by proposing to me near the waterfall.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Poor service all the way, total scam - Boat are very old and has problems. We rented 3 pontoons and all of them had problems and stopped in the middle of the river. Pontoon 1: canopy fall off. Pontoon 2: left the rope hanging in...More

1  Thank Qasim S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time hiking....bit crowded but plenty of activities. Lodge food was great. Services were nice.

Thank SH G
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to see the changing of the season Especially up on the bluffs Great and helpful staff

Thank bileen81
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Starved Rock is a place you must visit. Trails galore, beautiful sights overlooking the river. Amazing place!

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our goal was to rent a place for three familes (5 adults and 5 children 5 and under) so we could spend some quality time together. I called on a whim to ask about renting a pontoon boat and Bob was very nice on the...More

4  Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a beautiful area. It has many bluffs and stairs to climb for spectacular views. Includes a waterfall. Has a big information center. If your an adventurer you will love this park.

Thank Sjssz
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