Emily Oaks Nature Center staff will lead a trip to Starved Rock State Park, near Utica, Illinois. This park is a winter wonderland with frozen waterfalls, sandstone bluffs topped with snow, and bald eagles soaring over the Illinois River. Hike the moderate to challenging park trails and enjoy spectacular vistas, deep canyons, and ice-sculpted cascades. Transportation and brunch at the lodge is included in the fee.
For adults ages 18 and up, able to hike for miles on uneven, snow-covered park trails and stairs.
Fee: $55 Res / $69 Non-res.
Pre-registration required. Call the Emily Oaks office at (847) 674-1500, ext. 2500 for more information.