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Starved Rock Saplings Storytime - Going Batty

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Sat, Oct 21 , 2023 • 9:30am - 10:30am

2678 E 875th Rd., Oglesby, IL 61348

Park naturalists have gone batty-that is batty over bats!

Falltober fest on October 21 will kick off with a children's story and craft program all about bats at 9:30 a.m. at the Eagle Roost Cabin behind the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Parents must chaperone their child during the program. Please register by emailing, All state park programs are free but donations to the Starved Rock Foundation are always welcome.

All IDNR/state park programs are free but donations to the Starved Rock Foundation on site are more than welcome.

Places to stay nearby...

Best Western Oglesby


Discover the beauty of Starved Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park, plus hiking, biking, eagle watching and more, from this newly renovated Oglesby, IL hotel!

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Brightwood Inn


Our Starved Rock bed and breakfast will provide you with a romantic, peaceful and luxurious stay amid the beauty of nature.

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Cozy Corner Campground


Campsite located at Matthiessen State Park on IL-Rte. 178.

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