There is an endless supply of things to do in this magnificent playground called Southern Illinois. Take a hike, go biking, zip-lining, or boating. We invite you to come and stay with us to explore the area for yourselves.
The area is made up of rolling hills and massive rock bluffs that are called the Shawnee Hills. To the West is the Mississippi River, to the East the Ohio, they come together at the Southernmost point of the State. Fed by the Missouri and Wabash, respectively making up a group of the most voluminous rivers in the United States. Rich in history, geology, and natural splendor Southern Illinois is the home of the Shawnee National Forest.
Check out the interactive map or the list below of just some of areas of interest to explore around the Shawnee Hills.