Shawnee National Forest

Shawnee National Forest is a big section of national forest in Southern Illinois near Carbondale. During the Illinoisan Stage, the Laurentide ice sheet covered up to 85 percent of Illinois.

Hotels Near Shawnee National Forest

Search for hotels in Simpson and 5 miles northwest in Ozark.
Scenic lookout
Outdoor location
Scenic lookout
5 miles northeast of Shawnee National Forest
Rated 4.3 of 5
78 Cedar Grove Road, Simpson
+1 618-695-2670
Rated 3.0 of 5
5 miles west of Shawnee National Forest
2090 Gilead Church Road, Vienna
+1 618-695-2600
Rated 4.7 of 5
Rated 4.2 of 5
6 miles south of Shawnee National Forest
+1 618-695-3321
Rated 4.0 of 5
Rated 5.0 of 5
6 miles south of Shawnee National Forest
4 Lake Road, Golconda
+1 618-759-1131
Choose the road less travelled. And remember that the best places to visit are not in the guide.

Also in the Area

Destinations nearby to Shawnee National Forest

Jackson Hollow, Millstone Bluff, Robbs and Glendale

Landmarks in the area

Bay Creek Structure Number 5 Dam, Millstone Bluff National Register Site, Simpson Lake Dam and Bell Smith Natural Bridge

Simpson Hotels

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