The Shawnee National Forest is located in the southern part of Illinois.
Where is this Forest?

 

Shawnee National Forest

"Where's Woodsy?" 

 Wheres Woodsy

Click on the link above to find out where Woodsy was last week. 

 

Shawnee National Forest is now on Facebook


 

Features

Heart of a Wildland Fire Fighter

woodland fire in hardwood stand with fire fighter tending it.

Experience the everyday life of a wildland fire fighter, from their perspective in this YouTube Video.


Shawnee NF Lauches New Mobile Tour

Sample of Mobile Tour Sign

Access interesting and fun facts about Shawnee National Forest sites using the New Mobile Tour.

Spotlights

Cretaceous Hills Ecological Restoration

Project proposal: ~3,000 acres of pine thinning, 15,000 acres of prescribed fire, treatment of invasive species, maintenance of barren habitats, development of vernal ponds & roadwork.

Outdoor Quest Programs

Big Outdoors

Do you quest for new exciting information, then try our new self-guided Outdoor Quest Program!

 




Lee Mine Hardwood Restoration

image of a tree as a graphic sketch

Scoping is in progress on this proposed hardwood restoration project.

Invasive Species Management

NNIS garlic mustard

Information about the Forest's Invasive Species Management. 


Highlights