Shawnee National Forest

Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest (Source: Wikimedia)

Shawnee National Forest

Park Information

Welcome! Explore the Shawnee National Forest. Enjoy the splendors of the varied natural resources of the largest, most diversified treasure in Illinois.

Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest (Source: Wikimedia)

Major highways lead to this heartland.

Find some of the most beautiful scenery in the Midwest.

Agency Name:

USDA Forest Service


Visit our map for directions on how to reach the forest.

Geographic Location

Contact Info

901 South Commercial Street

Harrisburg, IL


Additional Info

  • “Shawnee National Forest – Home”. Accessed May 17, 2020. Link.

Near By Parks

Near By Campgrounds

  • Benton KOA
  • Boulder Rec. Area (IL)
  • Coles Creek Day Use (IL)
  • Coles Creek Rec Area (IL)
  • Dale Miller Youth (IL)
  • Dam East Rec. Area (DAY USE) (Il)
  • Dam East Spillway (DAY USE) (Il)
  • Dam West Area (DAY USE) (Il)
  • Dam West Day Use (IL)
  • Dam West Rec. Area (CAMP AND DAY) (Il)
  • Dam West Spillway (IL)
  • Dixon Springs State Park
  • Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area
  • Ferne Clyffe State Park
  • Fort Massac State Park
  • Giant City State Park
  • Gun Creek (IL)
  • Hamilton County State Fish And Wildlife Area
  • Horseshoe Lake Alexander State Fish And Wildlife Area
  • Keyesport Rec. Area (IL)
  • Lake Murphysboro State Park
  • Mcnair Group Area (IL)
  • North Marcum Day Use Area (IL)
  • North Sandusky Campground (IL)
  • North Sandusky Day Use (IL)
  • Randolph County State Recreation Area
  • Red Hills State Park
  • Sam Dale Lake State Fish And Wildlife Area
  • Shagbark Group Area (IL)
  • South Marcum Campround (IL)
  • South Marcum Day Use (IL)
  • South Sandusky Campground (IL)
  • South Sandusky Day Use (IL)
  • Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
  • Trail Of Tears State Forest
  • Washington County State Recreation Area
  • Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area
  • World Shooting Complex
  • Harmonie
  • Cadiz (KY)
  • Canal (KY)
  • Columbus Belmont State Park
  • Eureka (KY)
  • Hurricane Creek (KY)
  • John James Audubon State Park
  • Kenlake State Resort Park
  • Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
  • Kentucky Lake/I 24/Paducah KOA
  • Kentucky Lakes Prizer Point KOA
  • Lake Barkley State Resort Park
  • Lake Malone State Park
  • Linton (KY)
  • Old Kuttawa (KY)
  • Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
  • Eagle Point Recreation Area (MO)
  • Peoples Creek (MO)
  • Redman Creek Recreation Area (MO)
  • Silver Mines (MO)
  • Bumpus Mills (TN)
  • Dover (TN)
  • Dyers Creek (TN)


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