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Pere Marquette Lodge

The historic Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center is a popular tourist attraction and vacation destination situated within an 8,000-acre state park along the Illinois River near St. Louis, MO. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, Pere Marquette Lodge attracts visitors from around the world with its impressive architecture and rich history.

It is an awe-inspiring structure of limestone and massive timbers made complete with a 50-ft vaulted ceiling, hand-made chandeliers and a massive 700-ton stone fireplace in the extraordinary Great Room. This newly-renovated hotel also features a hand-crafted, life-size chess set, a terrace overlooking the scenic Illinois River, an indoor pool, a popular Restaurant, a local Winery, romantic cabins, comfortable guest rooms, beautiful weddings, business meeting space and entertaining events. Visitors can enjoy an onsite playground, visitor’s center, scenic drive, gift shop, tennis court, volleyball courts, shuffleboard courts and a marina.

Pere Marquette State Park also offers camping, hunting, biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, hiking, fishing and birding.

Please visit or call 618-786-2331 to start planning your getaway today!