Enjoy Our Lodging

Like something out of a dream, this magnificent lodge complete with a gate for privacy is sure to wow your travel companions. You can relax on the beautiful porch or balcony and watch the herd of elk and whitetail deer, enjoy the view of the lake or just bask in the gorgeous sunset. The lodge is nestled in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest where there is zip-lining, rock climbing, hiking, biking and wine trails. You will have the entire lodge to yourself.

Rooms

The space
Rustic private rooms featuring Jerry's taxidermy decor. The lodge includes several decks where you will see numerous elk and deer roaming the property. Each room has 2-3 queen beds and a full bathroom. Also, features ten-acre private lake (that guests may fish in) with a large beautiful dock and a gorgeous wedding/event barn. Surrounded by Shawnee National Forest. We will rent a whole lodge, individual rooms, or just the wedding/event barn. Please call or message for more info or with questions. see face-book for more info.

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Amenities

Basic
Heating
Central heating or a heater in the listing
Dryer availability
Hot water
Cable TV
Air conditioning
Washer availability

Essentials
Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper
Iron
Laptop-friendly workspace
A table or desk with space for a laptop and a chair that’s comfortable to work in
TV

Facilities
Free parking on premises
Free street parking

Dining
Stove
Dishwasher
Kitchen
Space where guests can cook their own meals
Microwave
Coffee maker
Refrigerator
Dishes and silverware
Oven
Cooking basics
Pots and pans, oil, salt and pepper

Guest Access
Keypad
Check yourself into the home with a door code
Private entrance
Separate street or building entrance

Bed & Bath
Towels
Toiletries
Shampoo & Soap
Bed linens
Hangers
Hairdryer
Iron

Outdoor
Garden or backyard
BBQ grill
Patio or balcony

Safety Features
Smoke alarm
Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit

Not Included
Unavailable: Wifi

Dinning

All Meals are included for our hunters. We cater breakfast, lunch and dinner from Wildfires Steakhouse located in Vienna, IL.

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Food Samsons Mountain Whitetail Deer

Guest access

Guests may fish the lake, explore uncle Rod's cabin, and view wildlife on the surrounding deck that includes a grill and seating area. They may also use the outdoor fire pits. Don't forget to check out the taxidermy display in the lodge.

Boat tour $150
Deer and elk tour $40 up to 4. call for group pricing
Kayaks $15 each
Life jackets included
Bikes-there is a local renter
Drop and pick up $75
Rock climbing drop and pick up $75
Winery tour $125 4 hours $250 8 hours bald knob cross and wineries several packages available. Groups of 5. Call for larger group pricing.

Event Coordination

We offer event coordination with your stay to help make the best of your time here. We will assist you in coming up with an itinerary of activities that fit you and your guests. There are many options to choose from and we want you to enjoy as much of beautiful Southern Illinois possible while here. We are familiar with the local hiking, wine trails, family-friendly spots, lakes and boating, kayaking, canoeing, zip line tours, scenic drives and sites, as well as little known places that aren't advertised. Let us make your vacation memorable!!

Local Activities:
Ten minutes to Jackson Falls rock climbing
Southern Illinois wine trail. Many wineries within 30 minute drive
Bike and running trail through Shawnee Forest 3 miles away
15 min to Lake of Egypt
12 miles to Metropolis- home of Superman!
Local gym 2 miles away
Various restaurants 2-30 miles away
Shawnee bluffs zip lining 30 min
Antique stores 2 miles
Scuba diving lessons
Harrah's Riverboat Casino 30 min

Local Events:
Paducah, KY Quilt Show
Massac Encampment
Dogwood Festival
Superman Festival
River to River Relay
Herrinfesta

Customer Reviews

We always love hearing from our customers. Here are a few of our reviews!

“Loved this place took my family here they were unsure but by morning they were in comfortably in love. There is tons of space, the sheets smell fresh, beds were comfortable, it was clean, and we love the decor. Mr Jerry and his family were the nicest people. We plan to visit again.”

IamBaby Hughes

“Perfect family getaway! The amount of wildlife on the property really is incredible, and it was great just hanging out at the cabin, fishing, kayaking, and relaxing. Love that they are pet-friendly too! Thank you for everything!”

Marie Fattore Bradley

“Great experience from start to finish!
Highly recommend to anyone looking for that perfect getaway filled with fellowship, great times, outdoor adventures and memories!”

Kayte Robbins

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