Outdoor Recreation -                          Shawnee National Forest

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


Bell Smith Springs

Great place to hike swim and climb

Cedar Lake

1705 Cedar Creek Road
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618.549.8441
Enjoy a day fishing, hiking or relaxing on the beach at one of the most beautiful lakes in Southern Illinois. The fee for a single admission is $2.00 and children 4 years of age and younger are admitted free.

Dixon Springs State Park

RR2 Box 178 Rte 146
Golconda, IL 62938
Phone: 618.949.3394
Swimming Pool and Park


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


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