Outdoor Recreation -                          Shawnee National Forest

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


Garden of the Gods

Phone: 618.658.2111
Great place to hike and observe Nature

Giant City State Park

With its breathtaking natural beauty and unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation, a trip to Giant City State Park near Carbondale is sure to delight visitors of all ages.

Shawnee National Forest - Trail of Tears

3240 State Forest Road
Jonesboro, IL 62951
Phone: 618.833.4910
The Shawnee National Forest Covers all of Southernmost Illinois with many Hiking, Biking, Birding, Rock Climbing, and Swimming places along the way. The fire trails are open all year for hiking. There are hiking trails at the Forest, including one designed for cross country running. Other trails pass through hills and valleys where one can appreciate the lush vegetation and abundant wildlife.


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


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