Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins is Illinois’ first and only Tree House and Log Cabin Resort, in the heart of the Illinois Ozarks. It is the closest lodging facility to the famous Garden of the Gods. Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers guests two different glamping opportunities to choose from: a traditional log cabin or a captivating treehouse. Relax in the tranquil treetops while you sit and watch birds fly through the forest canopy singing their songs.
Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers a unique experience for families, honeymooners, horseback riders, hunters, fisherman, hikers, bicyclists, bird watchers and star gazers. Nestled in the beautiful hills of the Shawnee National Forest, Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers something for everyone.
Charming small log cabin, fully furnished and equipped with a kitchenette with gas range, microwave, coffee pot, toaster and refrigerator and a full bath with tumbled marble shower. The cabin has heating and air conditioning. Sleeps a couple or up to 4 guests comfortably on a queen-size bed in the loft and a queen-size sleeper sofa downstairs. There is a campfire area with chairs and firewood provided as well as a grill and picnic table. Complimentary coffee and tea.
*This unit is recommended for guests needing more accessiblility. Call ahead if you need wheelchair access to the unit.
Built over a small creek and between a red maple and a white oak, this charming little Treehouse is the perfect getaway for couples, honeymooners and small families. This accommodation is perfect for 2, but will sleep 4. Inside there is a Queen-size Sleep Number bed in the loft and a Full-size futon with inner spring mattress on main floor. The bathroom includes a shower and toilet.
This two story air conditioned and heated log cabin can sleep a small group of six to eight guests comfortably on two full-size beds and a twin day bed with trundle in loft and queen-size sleeper sofa on first floor. There is a full bathroom with an antique claw foot tub/shower to wash up. The full kitchen comes equipped with gas range, microwave, coffee pot, toaster and refrigerator. Complimentary coffee and tea is supplied for guests. Campfire area with firewood and camp chairs is provided. There's also a campground-style outdoor grill with picnic table for campfire stories.
Rents for $145/night for one to four people and $165/night for five to eight people.
Built in a 200+ year-old white oak, this grandfather of a tree will delight its visitors with a large branch that extends into the “cabin” and another coming up through the deck—20 feet in the air! It has a Queen-size bed and full-size inner spring mattress in the loft. There is also a Full-size futon with inner spring mattress on the main floor.
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