2668 E 875th Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
Come hear intellectually stimulating programs on a wide variety of topics.
September 15th – Autumn Migratory Bird Hike
Join the Park Naturalist and Tom Williams local bird expert, to seek resident birds and greet fall migrators. Bring binoculars and meet at VC at 8am; hike lasts 2 hours.
September 23rd – Buzzing Beautiful Bees!
The honeybee: an amazing creature, Merlin and Susan Calhoun will give us a sneak peek into these tiny creatures’amazing lives, including habitat, behavior and challenges they face in our world – 1:30pm
October 20th & 21st – Fall Colors Weekend
Join the Starved Rock guides as we hike to overlooks and canyons to view spectacular colors and learn about the geology & history of the Park. First hike leaves at 10am. Other hikes leaving on the hour may be available, check at the VC
October 27th – Creatures of the Night
SOAR: Save Our American Raptors will have several species of owls native to Illinois See these remarkable birds up close! Programs start at 11am & 1pm
October 27th – Halloween Fun Festivities
Luminary lit trail hikes to the top of Starved Rock at 5 & 6pm. Crafts for kids in the cabin next to the VC from 5-7pm. Halloween storytelling with Bill Myers starts at 7pm
No special programs are scheduled.
Guided Hikes may leave the VC at 1pm
December 30 – Holiday & Winter Tales with Storyteller Bill Myers at 1:30pm