Illinois is a state that is synonymous with wonderful natural attractions and boundless recreational activities, and camping with kids in the Shawnee National Forest is the perfect family vacation that everyone will enjoy. When was the last time you and your family experienced the true solitude of the wilderness? This amazing wilderness is up for grabs at Shawnee, where the landscape is lined with woodlands, hills, and lakes. Located in southern Illinois, the attractions here are endless, and include the Garden of the Gods wilderness area, the Rim Rock National Recreational Trail, the River to River Trail, and Jackson Falls. Getting back to nature and staying close to our rural roots does wonders for the soul and for the mind, so try cozy log cabins, rustic cottages, secluded huts, or soaring tree houses in this region. The whole family will love any of the offers available, as we are sure they will love the beautiful region of southern Illinois.