Recreation

Outfitter & Guides

The following is a list of Outfitters and Guides that are permitted to operate in the Shawnee National Forest.

Please contact them directly for details about the service and facilities they provide.

Bay Creek Ranch, Inc.
Facility/Service Provided:
Equestrian campground & lodge


Lat/Long: 37°28’15.01”N/88°39’39.13”W
Address: 78 Cedar Grove Church Road
Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: (618) 695-2670

Bear Branch Horse Camp and Restaurant
Facility/Service Provided:
Equestrian campground & cabins


Lat/Long: 37°31’29.49”N/88°35’0.63”W
Address:
P.O. Box 40, Hwy 145
Eddyville, IL 62928
Phone: (618) 672-4249
Email: bearbranch@shawneelink.net

Buchanan Ltd.
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground


Lat/Long: 37°32’46.40”N/88°29’3.11”W
Address:
Route One Box 3A
Herod, IL 62947
Phone: (618) 264-RIDE
Email: trailride@shawneelink.com

Camp Thirsty Stables
Facility/Service Provided: Lodge & horse stalls


Lat/Long: 37°30’47.844”N/88°35’11.076”W
Address: 1 Camp Thirsty Lane
Eddyville, IL 62928
Phone: 812-571-2467

Circle B Ranch
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground


Lat/Long: 37°31’49.66”N/88°34’11.56”W
Address:
RR 1 Box 209
Stonefort, IL 62987
Phone: (618) 672-4748

Dog Hollow Campground
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground


Lat/Long: 37°35’1.74”N/88°31’44.39”W
Address: Forest Road
Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: (618) 647-2270

Double M Campground
Facility/Service Provided:
Equestrian campground & cabins; Guided stock drawn wagon/buggy rides


Lat/Long: 37°37’35.43”N/88°16’27.02”W
Address: 5320 Thacker Hollow Road
Junction, IL 62954
Phone: (618) 275-4440

Hayes Canyon Campground
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground, Guiding & Horse Rental, & Cabins


Lat/Long: 37°30’43.64”N/88°35’12.93”W
Address: Main Street Road
Eddyville, IL 62928
Phone: (618) 672-4751
Email: info@hayescanyon.com

High Knob Ranch
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground


Lat/Long: 37°36’1.40”N/88°20’1.19”W
Address: 2245 High Knob Road
Equality, IL 62934
Phone: (618) 275-4494
Email: jojo@shawneelink.net

Shawnee Guided Tours
& Shuttle Service by Bart Lane

Facility/Service Provided:
Guided hikes & tours; Plus shuttle service for
hikers, kayakers/canoe, etc.


Lat/Long: 37°30’28.724”N/88°33’38.237”W
Address:
210 Indian Kitchen Road
Eddyville, IL 62928
Phone: (618) 672-1027
Email: bartlane210@gmail.com

Little Lusk Trail Lodge
Facility/Service Provided:
Equestrian campground & lodge


Lat/Long: 37°34’12.25”N/88°34’27.61”W
Address:
Route 1 Box 245
Stonefort, IL 62987
Phone: (618) 672-4303

Rose O’ Sharon Equine Farm, Inc.
Facility/Service Provided:
Horse boarding & trail rides.


Lat/Long: 37°37’6.036”N/89°14’54.288”W
Address: 830 Rowan Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Phone: (618) 201-9668
Email: rosefarm09@gmail.com

Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins
Facility/Service Provided: Guided hiking tours, kayak rentals, cabins & treehouses


Lat/Long:  37°33’52.18”N/88°20’17.03”W
Address:
RR2, Box 34A
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
Phone: 618-264-9091

TK Ranch
Facility/Service Provided: Equestrian campground


Lat/Long: 37°30’36.94”N/88°27’29.4”W
Address: 584 Lusk Road
Golconda, IL 62938
Phone: 618-922-3925

Winkeler's Wings and Wildlife
Facility/Service Provided: Guided automobile tours at Oakwood Bottoms for wildlife viewing and photography

Phone: 618-264-9091
Email: Les@winkelerswingsandwildlife.com

 





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