Bald Eagle Watching For Beginners

Eagle mania has hit Pere Marquette once again as visitors descend from miles around to catch a glimpse of the majestic bald eagle.  Here are some tips and tricks for the bald eagle watching beginners out there! First Things First…Eyes On The Road! Most eagle watching tours start off with cruising the Great River Road […]

The Ghosts of Pere Marquette Lodge

Grafton Illinois is a quaint little river town where the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers meet. The beautiful lodge at Pere Marquette State Park is located just outside of Grafton. The park was named for one of the early explorers on the Mississippi River, Father Pere Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit priest.  The limestone and timber lodge […]

Hiker’s Package

Make new memories as you explore the miles and miles of scenic trails and gorgeous outlooks of Pere Marquette State Park! Add this package to your room reservation for only $15 and receive a hiking trail map, 4 bottles of water, 4 pre-packaged snacks, and a Pere Marquette Lodge drawstring backpack! Does not include taxes […]

Paranormal Investigation Package

The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society is back and will be presenting an overnight investigation at our haunted Pere Marquette Lodge! Those participating in this spooky event will take a guided tour and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with The Lodge and surrounding areas. If weather permitting, you will also take a short walk to […]