Pounds Hollow Recreation Area: Discovering a Hidden Gem in Shawnee National Forest

If you're seeking a serene escape into nature, Pounds Hollow Recreation Area in Illinois is the perfect destination. Located just approximately 10 miles from the popular Garden of the Gods and Shawnee Forest Cabins, this tranquil spot offers a variety of outdoor...

Little Grand Canyon: A Natural Marvel of Southern Illinois

The Little Grand Canyon in Illinois is a hidden gem that offers an unforgettable hiking experience. Located approximately 50 miles from the famous Garden of the Gods and Shawnee Forest Cabins, this natural wonder is a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts. The 3.6-mile...

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,...

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