Make Your Shawnee National Forest Visit Unique

Do you know how to make your Shawnee National Forest visit unique?

Shop, dine, and lodge locally.

Buy Shawnee Forest merchandise from places like Garden of the Gods Outpost, Harbison’s Country Market, and Mitchellville General Store.

Dine locally at places like Bottoms Up Grill, Giant City Lodge, Bunmakers, Whiffle Boy’s Pizza, Diver Down, and Shotgun Eddy’s (just to name a few).

Lodge locally at places like Rustic Hideaway Cabins, Shawnee Forest Cabins, and Rim Rock’s Dogwood Cabins (just to name a few).

Make your Shawnee National Forest visit unique by enjoying southern Illinois’s mom-and-pop places.

It’ll be a way better memory than staying at a Super 8, shopping at Wal-Mart, and eating at McDonald’s.

Make your visit to southern Illinois memorable in all aspects.

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Shawn Gossman

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Howdy folks! My name is Shawn Gossman and I founded Hiking with Shawn. I’m an avid hiker, cyclist and outdoorsman here in the Shawnee National Forest. I was born and raised in Southern Illinois and never want to leave. Click here to learn more about Shawn Gossman

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