Outdoor Recreation -                          Shawnee National Forest

If you are bringing your bikes you can store them insde the Inn!!


Drapers Bluff and Vertical Heartland Climbing School

5050 Lick Creek Rd
Buncombe, IL 62912
Phone: 618.995.1427
Beautifully scenic and virtually undisturbed, the spectacular view from the bluff-top will not soon be forgotten. All skill levels of rock climbing classes available.

Shawnee Adventure Guides

550 S. Rocky Comfort Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Phone: 618.558.9SAG
Explore the Shawnee National Forest and surrounding area with professional guides! We offer year-round trips to many of Southern Illinois' fascinating and exciting areas. Let our experienced and friendly guides unlock the secrets to a true Southern Illinois adventure. We have classes and trips for all fitness and skill levels! Complete gear and gourmet meals are provided.


Shawnee National Forest has great many adventures from hiking, biking, rock climbing, bird watching and more.  


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