Shawnee National Forest, Illinois Camping & Hiking

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Activities

CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, SWIMMING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Illinois Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Illinois Hiking Trails

Garden of the Gods Recreation Area

Illinois Iron Furnace Historic Site

Burden Fall Wilderness

Related Link(s)

More Illinois Recreation Areas

Shawnee National Forest

In the southern tip of Illinois lies the rolling Shawnee Hills where 289,000 acres await you to relax, unwind and explore the Shawnee National Forest. Here you will find vast forests, wetlands and rugged bluffs home to a variety of plants and animals. The natural beauty of the area is ideal for all types of outdoor recreation.

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Outdoor Safety and Information:

Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Report