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Starved Rock State Park

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Address: P.O. Box 509, Utica, IL 61373
Phone Number: 815-667-4726
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Known for its magnificent rock formations of St. Peter sandstone, this...
Known for its magnificent rock formations of St. Peter sandstone, this scenic park offers many hiking and horseback riding trails plus fishing and boating along the banks of the Illinois River.
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With no need to travel out to Canada, my husband found this beautiful park with amazing cascades and natural waterfalls close to home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

With no need to travel out to Canada, my husband found this beautiful park with amazing cascades and natural waterfalls close to home.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We went to the park during our stay in Chicago on a day trip. It is certainly within driving distance from Chicago. We park is really nice with nice views over the Illinois river, caynons with waterfalls. But be aware of all the stairs around in the park.

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Normal, Illinois, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you like hiking, this park has all kinds of trails. The food at the lodge is great and there is an outdoor eating area. Lot's of picnic tables. Wonderful place for family, especially if you have kids of different ages. Fall and spring are both gorgeous.

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Oakland, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great trails and the Lodge is very unique. The food at the lodge was the best. Eating outside with the view of the area was also enjoyed very much. The service by the staff was excellent.

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Heartland Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We especially like going to the park in the winter. Their are numerous water flows that freeze in the winter resulting in spectacular displays. The lodge is very scenic. Great place for families and couples.

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Tremont, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Terrific park for walking, hiking and just enjoying the out doors. Beautiful setting and wildlife too

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san francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The state park is lovely. Visit after a heavy rain to see the waterfalls. The gentelman who helped us at thr vsitors center was insanely knowledgable and friendly to boot. We will be going again.

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Geneseo, Illinois
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place for camping, hiking, and enjoying family time! We went in the fall. Enjoyed the hiking - easy enough for my 6-yr-old. Although in the fall, the water is lower and I've heard some of the waterfalls, etc. are prettier in the spring.

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DeForest, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

At this park you can do as much or as little as you want. They offer a wide array of things to do. You can go rock climbing, horse back riding. Just so much to do for people of all ages.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great place to hike and experience the outdoors. It is easy to get to. They have a nice restaurant if you don't want to pack a lunch.

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Address: Address: P.O. Box 509, Utica, IL 61373
Phone Number: 815-667-4726
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica

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