Tree Houses & Log Cabins in the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois

Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers guests two different lodging opportunities to choose from. Guests may select one of our traditional Log Cabins or a captivating Tree House. Each of our units offers luxurious amenities in a natural setting and atmosphere that is both relaxing and adventurous. Our Tree Houses offer everything you need to relax in the tranquil treetops while you sit and watch birds fly through the forest canopy singing their songs. All have heating and air conditioning, bath rooms with showers and toilets, outdoor campfire areas, grills and picnic tables and pet friendly.

Tree Houses:

White Oak tree house sits 24’ up in a 200+ year old White Oak. This unit sleeps 6 and is our most secluded tree house with two sitting decks, and everyone’s favorite…this really great tree swing! The loft, accessed by a ships ladder, is set up with a queen size bed and a full size mattress and a tree limb projecting into the cabin. The main floor has a full size futon with inner spring mattress, table and chairs. The kitchen has a refrigerator, 2 burner cook top, microwave/convection oven, toaster, coffee pot and everything you need to relax in the tranquil canopy. (food not included). Complimentary firewood, coffee, tea, salt, pepper, camp chairs, paper and soap products. Pet Friendly.

Maple Oak tree house is a true suspended tree house and is suspended between a Red Maple and a White Oak above a creek bed. This unit is perfect for 2 but will sleep 4. It has a Sleep Number Bed ™ in the loft and two sitting decks with a relaxing swing for two by the fire. The kitchen has an undercounter refrigerator, 2 burner cook top, microwave/convection oven, toaster, coffee pot and everything you need to relax in the tranquil canopy. (food not included). Complimentary firewood, coffee, tea, salt, pepper, camp chairs, paper and soap products. Pet Friendly.

Log Cabins:

Sassafras Ridge log cabin sleeps up to 8 people and has an antique claw foot bath tub/shower in this luxuriously rustic bathroom. There are stairs to the open loft which has two full size beds and 2 twin size beds. There is a queen size sleeper sofa on the main floor as well. The kitchen has a refrigerator, gas range, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and everything you need to relax in this hidden paradise. (food not included). Complimentary firewood, coffee, tea, salt, pepper, camp chairs, paper and soap products. Pet Friendly.

This cabin is tucked away in the tree line and offers a great getaway for a large family.

Hickory Hollow log cabin sleeps 4 and has a tumbled marble, roll-in shower in this adorable little log cabin. There are stairs to the open loft which has a queen size bed. There is a queen size sleeper sofa on the main floor. The kitchen has a refrigerator, range, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and everything you need to relax in this hidden paradise. (food not included). Complimentary firewood, coffee, tea, salt, pepper, camp chairs, paper and soap products. Pet Friendly.

This cabin is tucked away in the tree line and offers a great getaway for a romantic weekend or the small family vacation. 

The Area

Nearby attractions include Garden of the Gods, Rim Rock Recreational Area, Pounds Hollow Lake, Cave In Rock, Shawnee National Forest, Bell Smith Springs, Lusk Creek, Ohio River and One Horse Gap Lake.

OWNER/AGENT INFO

  • Name : Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins
  • Address : RR 2 Box 34A Elizabethtown, IL 62931
  • Phone (work) : 618-264-9091
  • Phone (mobile) : 815-693-1422
  • Web address : www.TimberRidgeOutpost.com
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