Southern Illinois Points of Interest

HORSE CAMPS:

Bear Branch Horse Resort:  Home of the Year Round Horse Camp, http://www.bearbranch.com/area.htm

Bear Branch Log Cabin Restaurant, Eddyville, IL+1 618 672 4249 EMAIL: manders@shawneelink.com

34 Ranch Equine Campground: http://34ranch.com/

Hayes Canyon: Shawnee’s Trail Riding Destination, http://hayescanyon.com/

Bay Creek Ranch, Inc.: http://baycreekranch.com/

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Balk Knob Cross in Alto Pass, IL http://www.epinions.com/reviews/park-Parks-All-Bald_Knob_Wilderness

Cave-In-Rock State Park, Cave-In-Rock, IL http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/CAVEROCK.htm

Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge, Carbondale, IL: http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=33610

Garden of the Gods State Park http://www.shawneeforest.com/Hiking/GardenoftheGods.aspx

Giant City State Park, Makanda, ILhttp://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/GC.htm

Giant City Lodge http://giantcitylodge.com/

Giant City Stables http://www.giantcitystables.com/

Shawnee National Forest.  http://www.shawneeforest.com/

U.S. Forest Service: http://www.fs.fed.us/

GOLFING:

Stone Creek Golf Club, Makanda, IL http://www.stonecreekgolf.com/

Gambit Golf Club, Vienna, IL http://www.gambitgolf.com/

LODGING:

Gambit Inn, Vienna, IL (618) 658-2802

Giant City Lodge–618-457-4921

Cedar Lake Campground, LLC http://cedarlakeil.com/

Trail of Tears Lodge–618-833-8697 http://trailoftears.com/

Broken Wheel Ranch http://sibrokenwheelranch.com/

Rustic Hideaway Cabins http://www.rustichideawaycabins.com/

Cabin on the Hill  http://cabinonthehill.com/

Rim Rock’s Dogwood Cabins http://www.rimrocksdogwoodcabins.com/

The Irish Inn http://irishinn.tripod.com/

WINERIES

Bella Terra Winery, Creal Springs, IL   http://bellaterrawinery.com/

Blue Sky Winery, Makanda, IL.    www.blueskyvineyard.com

Von Jakob Vineyard, Alto Pass, IL.      http://www.vonjakobvineyard.com/

Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery, Belknap, IL.  http://www.illinoiswine.com/trail-southern.html

Shawnee Winery, Vienna, IL    http://www.shawneewinery.com/

Southern Illinois Wine Trail  http://www.illinoiswine.com/trail-southern.html

Local Tourism Sites: http://www.enjoyillinois.com

River 2 River Cycling: http://www.rivertorivercycling.com/

River 2 River Relay: http://river2river.net/

FESTIVALS:

Herrin Festa Italiana: http://herrinfesta.com/

Golconda Deer Festival: http://www.visitgolconda.com/events/50th-annual-pope-county-deer-festival/

Golconda Shrimp Festival:http://www.mainstreetgolconda.org/shrimp_fest.htm