Rim Rock Recreational Trail: A Must-Visit Adventure Spot

Nestled in Shawnee National Forest, the Rim Rock Recreational Trail offers an inviting adventure. Just 10 miles from Garden of the Gods and Shawnee Forest Cabins, this trail is perfect for hikers and nature lovers. Enjoy stunning sandstone bluffs, peaceful forests,...

Revealing Bell Smith Springs: Illinois’ Hidden Natural Sanctuary

Bell Smith Springs is a hidden gem nestled in the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Located about 30 miles from the renowned Garden of the Gods and Shawnee Forest Cabins, this area offers a unique and scenic hiking experience that is hard to match. With a...

Jackson Falls Illinois Adventure: Discover Shawnee National Forest

Exploring Jackson Falls: A Natural Wonder in Shawnee National Forest Located approximately 35 miles from the popular Garden of the Gods and Shawnee Forest Cabins, Jackson Falls is a hidden gem within the Shawnee National Forest. Renowned for its stunning waterfalls...

Why Us

The Shawnee Forest Cabins are the perfect cabins for any getaway trip to the Shawnee National Forest. The cabins are the closest to one of the most photographed locations in the state, the Garden of the Gods, and are just down the road from the Rim Rock Hiking and Pounds Hollow Recreational & Swimming areas. The cabins offer many of the comforts found at home, such as high-speed internet access, smart and satellite televisions, full kitchens, and baths. They also include luxuries such as air conditioning, fireplaces, and hot tubs. Guests looking to relax, hike, bike, photograph, hunt, horseback ride, or just get away make the Shawnee Forest Cabins their first choice when visiting the Shawnee National Forest."

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745 Garden of Gods Rd, Herod IL, 62947