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Outdoor Adventure

Adventure awaits you in Starved Rock Country

Enjoy the good life - experience the Starved Rock Country adventure today!

The natural, archaeological, and historic heritage available in Starved Rock Country allows you to experience the nature of life along the riverbanks. From Ottawa to Starved Rock, all along the National Historic Scenic By-way to the nature preserve near Havana, you can experience the seasonal colors and rhythms of the forests, rivers, wetlands, bluffs and prairies that make Starved Rock Country unique.

Our location is a great advantage

Starved Rock Country is only ninety minutes from downtown Chicago...you won't have to spend hours in a car trying to get away to your sanctuary...and you won't be too far away when it comes time to head back to work. We are close to everything but far from ordinary...In Starved Rock Country you can explore authentic Illinois while you discover yourself.

History of
Starved Rock Country

Behold the wonder of Northern Illinois. Starved Rock is a state park in Utica with 18 canyons carved out by mother nature and offers a plethora of activities year-round.

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Heritage Harbor... your gateway into Starved Rock Country