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Family Activities Near Starved Rock State Park

Grizzly Jack's offers fun activities for kids and families. Get creative with arts and crafts, gather around a fire for story time, enjoy evening movies.
Activities & Events at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Grand Bear Activities & Events

Nestled in the pristine beauty of Northern Illinois, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Lodge is the ultimate family getaway with playful activities and recreation for kids of all ages. Play, slide, float and race at our indoor waterpark.

Family Craft Time

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Family Craft Time
Spend time with your children as they color and paint their very own Grizzly Jack and Grand Bear t-shirt. Family Craft Time is the perfect way to take home a GRAND memory of your family vacation. Some crafts may require a nominal fee.

Grand Ducky Derby

Play and have a blast at Grand Bear Falls, our indoor waterpark, and race to the finish line! Open to kids of all ages, the Grand Duck Derby is an action-packed race with fun and prizes for the kids. This activity happens every Saturday and Sunday at 8:45 am and on holidays.

Family Story Time

Every night at 7:20 PM, the Grand Lobby comes alive for Story Time. Folks gather around in front of the glowing fireplace to hear Grizzly Jack and Grand Bear tell the story of their friendship. Spend some time with kids and meet new friends.

Family Movie Time

Settle down and enjoy a relaxing night of movies with the kids. Showing Thursday - Saturday at 8 pm. Family Movie Time presents popular movies for kids of all ages. 
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