The natural world really comes alive in the summer: with the summer sun warming everything, and the explosion of growth and greenery colouring the countryside, it is the time to be outside and enjoying the best of the great outdoors! Those great outdoors don’t get much greater than Shawnee National Forest, where over 280,000 acres of pristine land awaits your discovery. Couple that with over 400 miles of trails as well as the waterfalls, wilderness areas, rivers, peaks, and valleys, and you have a heavenly nature getaway! Visit the Garden of the Gods wilderness area, the Rim Rock National Recreational Trail, the River to River Trail, and Jackson Falls to get a taster for this wonderful place. Complete a great vacation with these Memorial Day cabins near Shawnee National Forest and prepare for a great time!