Winter offers a whole new world of opportunities at Starved Rock State Park. For those who love peaceful wintry scenery, venturing to Starved Rock in the winter provides an entirely different experience than other times of the year. The park frequently hosts guided winter hikes, children’s activities, bald eagle watching and more.
Maybe you’ll spy a view otherwise obstructed by trees full with leaves in the summer, or perhaps you’ll catch a glimpse of some wintertime wildlife. No matter the experience, there’s something special about nature in the winter. Crisp cool air beckons hikers to cross through frozen terrain while the crunch of snow underfoot.
Nearby Matthiessen State Park.offers many winter experiences, including cross-country skiing.
Winter offers a unique way to see some of the most popular destinations around the state, so go and enjoy the frosty outdoor experiences Illinois has to offer this time of year!
-The Illinois Office of Tourism