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Secluded Cabin Located in Giant City State Park in Makanda, Illinois

4.8 15 Reviews

"The cabin was the perfect choice for a long weekend getaway! The cabin was easy to find and very close to the state park. Upon arriving, we noticed…"

Alison, guest in May 6, 2018.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Perfect for fishing

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation if cancelled within 24 hours of confirmation and more than 30 days before check-in

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Cabin • 8 guests • Private Bathroom • Private Kitchen

About this place

This gorgeous and secluded cabin is located in the forest of Giant City State Park in Makanda, Illinois, and can comfortably accommodate eight guests. There are three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The master suite comes with a king-size bed while the other two bedrooms both feature queen-size beds. Additionally, there is a pull-out queen sleeper sofa in the loft that serves as the fourth bed. The full bathrooms come with personal showers while the half bathroom features a toilet and a sink. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find a 42” flat screen TV and two comfortable sofas. The fully equipped kitchen comes with a stove top, a refrigerator, and an oven, everything to prepare and enjoy a hearty meal with friends or family. Other amenities include Wi-Fi and a fully stocked bar downstairs.

Outside the Giant City lodge, there is a spacious sun porch complete with Adirondack chairs and a balcony, where guests can contemplate the spectacular Shawnee National Forest. In the cooler months, there is a fire pit with ample seating for guests to spend the evening together.

Inside this Giant City State Park lodging, there are fans and air conditioning to make guests comfortable, whatever the weather. A fully equipped kitchen is available to make use of, and in the living room guests can relax on two sofas in front of the TV. Wi-Fi is available, and linens and towels are provided.

Outside, there is an ample balcony and a fire pit with seating around the pit, where guests can enjoy the spectacular surroundings. There is ample parking for guests when they arrive, even for an RV or a boat. It's all possible from your own pick of the best Giant City State Park cabins!

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Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Microwave

  • Fridge

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Property reviews

4.8 - 15 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: From 03:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • No Pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Some spaces are shared

Smoking is not permitted and pets are not allowed on the property.

Additional fees and taxes apply.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Thirty

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least .

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund.

No refund if you cancel less than days before check in.

Free cancellation until .

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Location and surroundings

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Makanda, Illinois (United States of America)

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Activities near Makanda, IL

  • Swimming on-site

  • Winter sports on-site

  • Water sports on-site

  • Horseback riding on-site

  • Biking on-site

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing on-site

  • Climbing on-site

  • Fishing on-site

  • Boating/Sailing on-site

  • Wine tasting on-site

  • Meditation on-site

  • Yoga on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

  • Hunting on-site

  • Golfing on-site

Nestled in southern Illinois in the Giant City State Park, the cabin has plenty of nature-based activities to choose from. The River to River Trail, a 160-mile hiking and equestrian trail, services the state park and is available year-round to hikers. To the west is Cedar Lake, a four-square-mile reservoir that is known for fishing, swimming, and boating. Additionally, there is Little Grassy Lake to the east, which is similar in size and available activities. On the property, residents can go hunting if they obtain a special arrangement with leases.