9am-11:30AM (arrive at 8:30am)
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STARVED ROCK GUIDED KAYAK TOUR
COME KAYAK AT THE #1 STATE PARK IN THE MIDWEST REGION WITH 18 DEEP WATER CANYONS AND TOWERING ST PETERS SANDSTONE BLUFFS
Meet at Lone Point Shelter, Starved Rock State Park
This trip is not to be missed! If you have been to this wonderful state park you know how beautiful it is. With its majestic St. Peters sandstone bluffs towering over the Illinois river to the canyons carved out deep along the shore line this state park has been consistently rated #1 in Illinois.
For this trip we will be kayaking for approx. 2.5-3 hours. We will kayak back into Illinois canyon(water level dependent). The views from the water are amazing! Wear water shoes(no flip flops). We will launch from lone point shelter, which has plenty of parking. This is an out and back trip which means we will be returning to our starting point. No shuttle is needed.
boat, paddle, and life jacket(required to be worn) are included
There are a limited # of tandem boats available for this trip, so book soon!
SPACE IS LIMITED SIGN UP TODAY!!!!!
Alcohol is not allowed in any rented kayak or on any guided tour
I-39 Southbound – South to I-80 east (exit #59.) Go 2 miles to exit #81 (Rt. 178, Utica). Go south (right) 4 miles on Rt. 178 to Rt.71. Turn left on Rt.71 and travel 5 miles to the east end of Starved Rock State Park. Follow sign to Lone Point Shelter.
I-39 Northbound – North to exit #48 (Tonica exit). Go east (right) for approximately 5 miles to the T intersection, which is Rt. 178. Go north (left) for approximately 5 miles to the intersection of Rt. 178 & Rt. 71. Turn right on Rt. 71 and travel 5 miles to the east end of Starved Rock State Park. Follow sign to Lone Point Shelter.
I – 80 Eastbound & Westbound – Get off at exit #81 (Rt.178, Utica). Go south 4 miles on Rt.178 to Rt. 71. Turn left on Rt. 71 and travel 5 miles to the east end of Starved Rock State Park. Follow sign to Lone Point Shelter.
From Chicago area – Take I-294 or I-355 south to I-55. Take I-55 to I-80. Go west on I-80, 45 miles to exit #81 (Rt.178, Utica). Go south (left) 4 miles on Rt. 178 to Rt. 71. Turn left on Rt.71 and travel 5 miles to east end of park. Follow sign to Lone Point Shelter.