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The Starved Rock Loop explores the hills and valleys around the Illinois River near LaSalle.  Enjoy the tight technical curves on Hwy 71 and take in the scenery along the Illinois River and the Hennepin Canal.  In addition to the great roads near the park, there are several fun smaller roads on this ride that are often overlooked.  Don't be distracted by the photographers on Hwy. 71!


Approximate Mileage: 140 miles

Estimated Riding Time: 4 hours

Road Surface:  Paved




Oglesby:  Starved Rock State Park, Whispering Giant (Chief Walks with the Wind), Hennepin Canyon

Magnolia:  Sacre Coeur Retreat Center

Henry:  Charles Perdew Museum

Princeton:  Hennepin Canal Lock #3

Peru:  Westclox Museum

LaSalle:  Peru- LaSalle Train station, I&M Canal Boat

Motorcycle Rides, Peru, La Salle, North Utica, Oglesby, Naplate, Ottawa, Tonica, McNabb, Granville, Streator, Magnolia, Lacon, Henry, Putnam, Tiskilwa, Wyanet, Princeton, Hollowayville, De Pue, Chillicothe



Starved Rock Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  •  Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices. In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.


    We have tested many Smartphone Apps and here is what we have found:


    Please Note

    • Some Smartphone Apps require a paid version to allow importing routes.
    • Testing was for ‘Follow the Line” only, not “Turn by Turn”.
    • If you use an app not listed below, let us know and we will try to test it for you.
    • We are not experts on Smartphone Apps. We will try to answer any and all questions, but there may be better resources online.


    Apps That Will Work With Our Routes:


    • REVER
    • Scenic (IOS Only)
    • Kurviger (Android Only)
    • Detecht
    • OsmAnd
    • Avenza
    • Calimoto
    • Gaia
    • Ride with GPS
    • GPS Tracks
    • InRoute
    • Harley Davidson
    • Indian Ride Command
    • My Triumph
    • GPX Viewer 2
    • Garmin Explore


    Apps That Will NOT Work With Our Routes:


    • Google Maps
    • Apple Maps
    • Waze
    • Riser
    • ESR (Eat Sleep Ride)
    • RoadTrippers
    • Sygic
    • Guru
    • Road Warrior Route Planner


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