The Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center is nestled in Illinois’ largest state park. After a day of outdoor recreation visitors can enjoy the rustic relaxation of the lodge. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, the lodge is built from limestones and massive timbers and includes a Great Room with a 700 ton fireplace and life-size chess set. The lodge has hotel style guest rooms and cabins. The cabins each have 3 rooms with private baths. All hotel and cabin guests have access to the lodge amenities including the indoor, hot tub, fitness room, onsite restaurant and more.