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Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins

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RR2 Box 124, Elizabethtown, IL 62931
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Bolingbrook
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't know how it's possible to spend an entire week with rain and storms and come home completely refreshed and recharged. We stayed at Eagle Retreat again and enjoyed every minute. Ample room to move around, fix food, relax. The DVR player was used more than normal because of the storms but that forced us to sit back and... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just finished another fabulous visit to Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins - our 7th year in a row! The cabins are extremely comfortable and well supplied - Bob and Dixie and their team think of everything! We had quite a bit of rain during our week- long stay, and nothing is better than reading (or napping) on the screened porch... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in the cabins. It's a great setting and it was perfect for our family gathering. I wanted to give it more stars but there were several small things that need attention. The cabins have bath towels but no hand towels or washcloths. Some of the kitchen towels are really grungy and stained. The plates, glasses and... More 

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karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

So sorry that you had these issues. They will be addressed immediately. We are diligent about asking customers if all is well so we know if there are issues that we should take care of. If we had known about any of these issues we would have immediately fixed. This will be a good learning experience for us and our... More 

Mundelein, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we were only there for a short trip, we wished we could have stayed longer! The cabins are located in such a peaceful location and are stocked with amenities any traveler will find useful and comforting. In addition, Bob and Dixie were extremely welcoming and we cannot wait to stay with them again in the future!

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Thank LisaNoot
karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lisa. Glad you enjoyed our cabins and the area. Look forward to seeing you again for a longer stay. Dixie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dixie and Bob welcome us with open arms, when we checked in to our cabin. We drove 7 hours to get away from fireworks in our neighborhood, our dogs hate the noise. It was a peaceful 4th of July, we were happy and most of all our four legged babies were so happy. The cabin (Bears Den) was ready for... More 

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Thank Deborah B
karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you Deborah, we are glad to provide a place that is fireworks free (on the property) So glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the area too and so glad to share with folks such as yourselves and your four legged family. Dixie More 

Chicagoland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Stayed in a cute cabin with a large screen porch, living room, kitchen and two bathrooms. Was a bit dusty but very comfortable, dog-friendly and met our needs. Owners are super nice. Hiking trail across the street. Had our own fire pit with plenty of seating around it. Would stay there again!

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Thank roonsters
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I booked the Cougar Bluff cabin after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and it did not disappoint. The descriptions of the cabin posted by the owners were spot on and they seemed to think of everything you could need, they even provide free firewood. We will definitely be back!! One caveat for people with AT&T cellphones there was no... More 

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Thank Bill K
karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

So nice to wake up and find a wonderful, positive review on our cabin. So glad you enjoyed yourselves and THANK YOU so much for taking the time to write the review. Come back and see us. The area has LOTS of hidden natural treasures to explore. Dixie More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Three CAMPING families decided to take their camping trip INDOORS this year and we drove the 6 hours south to make it happen. it was SO worth the drive and honestly, it could not have been any better in any way. Shawnee Forest is AS ADVERTISED and was just stunning - perfect hiking for all skill levels. Ponds Hollow pond... More 

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karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

We love to have groups (camping families) take all three of the cabins on the hill with the pavilion So happy you enjoyed this wonderful area and our cabins. If you love nature and the outdoors, as we do, the area has so much to offer. Thank you for choosing our place for your important gettogether. Especially happy you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This was a great weekend trip! My boyfriend and I stayed at Cougar Bluff with our little dog. The cabin was great, very clean and cozy. We had more than enough free firewood! There were plenty of chairs and a table by the fire pit, this is where we made all of our meals. The kitchen was fully stocked with... More 

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Thank Allison S
karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know. We are so pleased you enjoyed our place and this beautiful area. Means a lot to us and thank you for taking the time to do this wonderful review. Come back and see us More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We arrived late night and we were greeted by a charming and extremely clean cabin. We stayed at the Cougar Bluff cabin which I believe is their smallest cabin. Besides being clean, the decor is charming and really fitting. The cabins are spaced out nicely and offer just enough privacy while not totally secluding ourselves. It is pretty evident that... More 

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karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins, responded to this review

Wonderful way to start our day when we hear our guests say they enjoyed our cabin and this wonderful area. Thank you for saying so. Come back and see us and THANK YOU....it means a lot. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Five beautiful pet friendly Southern Illinois Shawnee Forest cabins near Garden of the Gods. These Southern Illinois cabins are all sizes and include full kitchens and all essentials, linens, coffee pot, electric fire place, outside fire pit including wood, outside grills (gas and charcoal), full bath with shower, heat and air, screened in porch, satellite TV and wifi. Eagle's Retreat and Deer Run have two bathrooms. Our Garden of the Gods cabins are located in the Shawnee National Forest adjacent to Rim Rock Hiking Trail. Our Shawnee Forest cabins are near Garden of the Gods and Pounds Hollow Lake. These Illinois cabins are near Cave in Rock State Park, Saline County Wildlife area, Glen O Jones Lake, Ohio River, Kentucky Amish Country, Bell Smith Springs and much more. Southern Illinois cabins are pet friendly and have various animals here on our property. We have a private 1.6 Mile hiking trail around our 77 acres and Rim Rock hiking trail is right across the road from the cabins. Hike without ever getting into your car. We are only 1/3 mile from River to River Trail. We are on the American Discovery Trail, the Ohio River Scenic Byway and the Shawnee Scenic Byway. Our Southern Illinois Cabins are in a very private setting on 77 acres surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest. All cabins have large water heaters and either queen beds or comfortable queen sofa loungers as well. We have various animals on our property for our guests to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins

Address: RR2 Box 124, Elizabethtown, IL 62931
Location: United States > Illinois > Elizabethtown
Price Range: $100 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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