Outdoor Recreation -                          Shawnee National Forest

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


Bald Knob Cross

3630 Bald Knob Rd
Alto Pass, IL 62905
Phone: 618.893.2344
The 111 foot tall Bald Knob Cross of Peace is located in the foothills of the Illinois Ozark mountains in Alto Pass, IL and overlooks the beautiful Shawnee National Forest.

Bison Bluff Farms

1565 Bethel Church Road
Cobden, IL 62920
Phone: 618.512.5102
Clifton and Kim Howell's herd totals about 350 bison spread over a 1,100 acre ranch. Group tours offered by appointment only beginning in April and ending in October. Usually last about an hour and a half. $5 per person with a minimum of 20 in a group.


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


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