SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST
TOUR SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Williams Hill Pass is surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest and is located in a heavily traveled tourist route in the heart of Southeastern Illinois in Saline County. We call it Garden of the Gods Country.
While you are here, plan to do a little sight seeing or hiking in the Shawnee National Forest. Visit Garden of the Gods, Stone Face, the Iron Furnace, Rim Rock Trail, Glen-O Jones Lake, Pounds Hollow, Cave-In-Rock, Bell Smith Springs, Burden Falls, Lake Glendale and One Horse Gap Lake... all within minutes.
This area is rich in recreation, beautiful scenery, and pioneer history. While you’re here, you can also visit Saline Creek Pioneer Village and Museum (circa 1940) and those fascinating woodland hideaways in the Shawnee National Forest
Every highway in this area is a scenic drive in itself. Visit one of the best-kept secrets in the Midwest. Don’t miss the splendor of the rolling hills and the Shawnee National Forest.
Shawnee Tourism has created a spectacular DVD of Garden of the Gods Country entitled Garden of the Gods - We've been waiting for you. This is a 28½ minute video of scenic attractions in Garden of the Gods Country. Breathtaking beauty and very well done. This video can be ordered by sending a check for $15 to the address listed below:
Garden of the Gods Video
1600 South Feazel Street
Harrisburg, Illinois 62946
While you’re enjoying your stay at Williams Hill Pass, don’t pass up the opportunity to explore the Shawnee National Forest and Garden of the Gods Country! It really is breathtaking!
1935 Peak Road, Harrisburg, IL 62946 - Between Mitchellsville & Rudement
Phone 618-252-6978 Email: email@example.com
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