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Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins

798 Karbers Ridge Rd, Elizabethtown, IL 62931-4414
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#2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Elizabethtown
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.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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798 Karbers Ridge Rd, Elizabethtown, IL 62931-4414
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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 silverware are extremely cheap. There was only one large dinner fork and several salad forks in a cabin that sleeps 8. There were 4 dull, bent and broken knives. All of the pots and pans are in very poor condition and make cooking very difficult. The first day the miniblinds fell down because they were mounted with tape. I hope the new owners put some money into the finishings. The place has great potential with some basic upkeep.
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Response from karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins
Responded Jul 18, 2016
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 crew. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the area. And again, we apologize for any inconvenience. Dixie
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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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Response from karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins
Responded Jul 18, 2016
Thank you so much Lisa. Glad you enjoyed our cabins and the area. Look forward to seeing you again for a longer stay. Dixie
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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 us, and so clean. I am a clean freak and I was very pleased. Dixie and Bob provided towels and wash cloths, and soap it was great, a forest get away, but spa feel. They also provided the wood for your campfires. The stars at night were unbelievable, I have never seen so many before. The property was so clean and very well kept. There were goats and horses, and dogs all the animals were so friendly. If you are looking for a pet friendly clean get away this is your place.
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Response from karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins
Responded Jul 18, 2016
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
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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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Response from karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins
Responded Aug 18, 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cabin. Sorry about dust. We battle that issue and sometimes overlook if we have all five to clean. We will work on that. Come back and see us. We appreciate you choosing our place for your vacation. Dixie
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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 service at our cabin but with wifi supplied at the cabin we were able to make due with out any issues. Once again this place is an incredible bargain for what is provided.
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Response from karbersridge, Owner at Rim Rock's Dogwood Cabins
Responded Jun 6, 2016
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
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