native american at the visitor center.Park Historical Legend. Starved Rock State Park is situated along the south bank of the Illinois River, less than 100 miles from Chicago. ... The park derives its name from a Native American legend. In the 1760s, Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa tribe, was attending a tribal council meeting.
in the history of starved rock there has been a murder
Late winter/early spring is the best time to see waterfalls in Starved Rock State Park. If you are lucky to visit during the spring thaw and right after a he...
Bald eagles gather on the Illinois River between Starved Rock State Park and the Illinois Waterway Visitors Center.
starved rock isn't just a a state park but it is also a large hiking trail.
starved rock's waterfall is frozen and if you look close you can see the size difference between the waterfall and the person
These people are doing a tour of the park while kayaking.
Voted the #1 attraction in the state of Illinois!