Tag Archives: Garden of the Gods

GARDEN OF THE GODS OUTPOST – NOW OPEN-JUST IN TIME TO ‘DO FALL’

Garden of the Gods and Rim Rock-Pounds Hollow Recreational area are two must see locations on the eastern side of the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois. Now open, to enhance the visitor’s experience, is the Garden of the Gods … Continue reading

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New Quarter Showcases the Shawnee National Forest

The Shawnee National Forest is one of few places in Illinois where you will find large open spaces to explore and be immersed in nature. One of its special places is the Garden of the Gods Recreation Area. Each year … Continue reading

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Hiking and Equestrian Trail Map

It’s hiking season! Get your water resistant hiking and equestrian trail map to the east side of the Shawnee National Forest. Here is the form you need to request one. Happy trails to you!  Get more info from the Friends … Continue reading

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Cabin Getaway

Everyone deserves a great Birthday getaway, and a friend suggested a bed and breakfast style cabin about an hour away from me called Rimrock Dogwood Cabins deep in the Shawnee National Forest. I am going to rave about them because … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods and Rim Rock Recreational Area; jewels in the crown of the beautiful Shawnee National Forest

Garden of the Gods and Rim Rock/Pounds Hollow Recreational area are two must see locations on the eastern side of the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois. Both are located just off Karbers Ridge blacktop 30 minutes from Harrisburg. Garden … Continue reading

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