Starved Rock and Sandstone Point Overlook Trail

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Starved Rock and Sandstone Point Overlook Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Oglesby, Illinois that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
370 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Starved Rock trail is a loop trail to the top of a rock outcropping overlooking the river valley and is known for its eagle viewing. The trail is paved and boardwalk with a lot of steps.

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Nice trail, but like others have said, terrible trail culture. I think my experience would have been much better had I gone a weekday rather than an overcrowded weekend. Regardless, nice park and enjoyable hike.

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