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About the Region

Nearby Metropolitan Cities
Carbondale, Illinois
Evansville, Indiana
Paducah, Kentucky
 
Universities & Colleges
Southern Illinois Univerity - Carbondale
University of Southern Indiana
Southeast Missouri State University
Murray State University
University of Evansville
Southeastern Illinois College
John A. Logan College
Rend Lake College
 
Lodging
Inns-Motels-lodging – 9

Events
Town and Country Days, September
Past and Present Festival, September
Blue Grass Festival – October
Authentic Native American Pow-Wow – October
Heritage Crafts Festival – November
Tourist Attractions     
Shawnee National Forest    One Horse Gap
Garden Of The Gods    High Knob
Dixon Springs    Glen O. Jones Lake
Rim Rock/Pounds Hollow    Williams Hill
Statue of Tecumseh    Lusk Creek Wilderness Area
The Old Iron Furnace    Cave-in-Rock
Tower Rock    Eddyville
Elizabethtown    Jackson Hollow
Hicks Dome    Burden Falls
Sand Cave    Bell Smith Springs
Trigg Tower    Millstone Bluff
Shawnee Mountain Bike Association    Tunnel Hill
River To River Trail    Lake Glendale Stables
Nine Day Trail Ride    Rend Lake