NOTICE Our waterpark is currently operating on our winter-season schedule (Thu-Sun) until 03/22/2023.

Minutes From Home,
Miles From Ordinary
Discover a magical family getaway tucked just beyond the glow of Chicagoland at Starved Rock's own Grand Bear Resort!

Nestled in this natural area of the Illinois Valley, we offer an oasis of relaxation and adventure - a destination where waterpark fun meets nature! A truly unforgettable place to unwind, play, meet, dine and explore with family and friends :)

Your Safety, Our Priority

We follow all CDC and state of IL guidelines. This may include capacity restrictions, mask requirements and social distancing when instructed.

Explore Accommodations

View Our Newly Updated Rooms

Max 6*

Family Suite w/Balc

Featuring two queen beds, queen sofa sleeper, kitchenette, TV, and signature amenities.
Max 4*

Kid's Bunk Suite

This suite includes a king bed, sofa sleeper, kitchenette, TV, and signature amenities.
Max 8*

Deluxe Suite

This ultra-spacious suite features a private king bedroom w/jacuzzi, two queen beds, sofa sleeper, mini-kitchen, TVs, and signature amenities.
Max 9*

Vacation Villa

Our 2-story 2 BR/2 bath villas include a full kitchen, dining area, spacious living room, fireplaces, balconies and laundry and signature amenities.