Giant City State Park

Giant City is one of the most beautiful state parks in Illinois with amazing trails past towering rock formations, shelter caves, and wet-weather waterfalls. The park also offers many amenities including a great Visitor Center with interactive exhibits for kids, a stunning CCC era lodge with restaurant, plus cabins and campground for an extended stay. 

Park Hours:
7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Trail Hours:
7 a.m. – Dusk

Visitor Center Hours:
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Lodge Hours:
8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Mon – Sat & 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday

Giant City Cabin
Giant City Cabin

Don’t miss visiting the beautiful stone lodge. The lodge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily from the first Friday in Feb. through mid-December. The fried chicken is especially a hit!

Giant City Lodge

Giant City State Park Hiking Trails

Giant City State Park offers miles of hiking trails for a range of ages and abilities. Our favorite kid-friendly trails are listed below. You can also print a park map here and here. 

Devil's Standtable & Indian Creek Trails
Giant City Nature Trail
Post Oak Trail
Giant City Trillium Trail