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Fox River State Park
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FOX RIVER STATE PARK
FOX RIVER STATE PARK
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Hotels/Motels
Relax in the rustic beauty and comfort of Starved Rock Lodge, Cabins and Starved Rock Inn. The historic Lodge has 69 guest rooms, which include three bay-window rooms, plus cabins nestled in the woods. Fireplaces can be found in four of the eight sunset cabins near the pool area...
10.3 miles from park*
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Cottages and Cabins
Within a 10 minute drive from Starved Rock and even closer to Matthiessen State Parks you will find a gorgeous, tranquil property with spacious cabins on 50 wooded acres. All with full kitchens and outdoor fire pits. 3 dog friendly.
16.6 miles from park*
Boating
The park offers a variety of boating options for visitors. There is a boat launch available that can accommodate boats up to 24 feet in length, making it suitable for both small and medium-sized vessels. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities due to the calm waters of the river. For those who prefer motorized watercraft, jet skiing is permitted on certain sections of the river as well.
Fishing
Enjoy fishing in a serene environment with options for shore and boat angling. Species include bass, catfish, walleye, northern pike and panfish.



Picnicking
Fox River State Park offers picnic areas with tables and grills. Some sites have shelters, playgrounds, and restrooms nearby.
Bicycling
Biking enthusiasts can explore a 20-mile trail, but be aware it's shared with hikers and horseback riders.

The terrain varies from flat to rolling hills; caution is advised for novice bikers.

In winter months, biking may not be possible due to snowfall or icy conditions on the trails.

Ensure you have proper safety gear as some sections of the path are remote without immediate access to assistance.

Be mindful that wildlife sightings are common so stay alert while cycling through these natural habitats.

Remember: always respect other users' space when using multi-use paths in this beautiful nature reserve.

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Hotels/Motels
You will feel right at home when you reach Carroll County, our corner of beautiful Northwest Illinois. The magnificent Mississippi River and outdoor spaces will refresh your spirit and touch our soul.
88.2 miles from park*
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