B rowse golf courses and other outdoor recreation activities and facilities including rock climbing, hiking and wildlife viewing. Diving lessons and recreational scuba diving are also popular activities at Mermet Springs.


Contact: Dan Grabel
1327 Camp Cedar Point Ln Makanda IL 62958 Phone: 314-375-6766Website: Camp Manitowa

Devil’s Backbone Park

Brunkhorst Avenue Grand Tower IL 62942 Phone: 618-684-6192

Giant City Lodge

460 Giant City Lodge Road Makanda IL 62958 Phone: 618-457-4921Website: http://www.giantcitylodge.com

Giant City Stables

722 Giant City Rd Makanda IL 62958 Phone: 618-529-4110Website: http://www.giantcitystables.com

Giant City State Park

235 Giant City Road Makanda IL 62958 Phone: 618-457-4836Website: http://giantcitylodge.com/park/

Hickory Ridge Golf Course

2727 Glenn Rd Carbondale IL 62901 Phone: 618-529-4386Website: https://www.hickoryridgegolf.org

Jackson County Country Club

5776 Country Club Rd Murphysboro IL 62966 Phone: 618-684-2387Website: http://jacksoncountryclub.com

Johnson Creek Recreational Area

Right off of IL-151 N On Johnson Creek Rd Murphysboro IL 62966 Phone: 618-833-8576Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/shawnee/recarea/?recid=10672

Oakwood Bottoms

Oakwood Bottom Rd Grand Tower Illinois 62942

Rose O’ Sharon Equine Farm

830 Rowan Rd Makanda IL 62958 Website: http://roseosharonfarm.com/R.O.S.E._Farm/Welcome.html

Roses Boat and Motor & Bait Shop

15875 Highway 149 Murphysboro Ilinois 62966 Phone: (618) 967-0818

Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour – Zip lines

Contact: Marc Miles
635 Robinson Hill Rd Makanda IL 62958 Phone: 855-386-9477Website: http://www.shawneezip.com