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Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved staying at the treehouse. It was a blast. The outpost was very quaint with souvenirs that we're unique,handcrafted, & books very relevant to the local area. Lots of stuff to go & do but, lots of ways to chill & relax as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the treehouse! Complete with AC and plumbing! We brought measuring cups and silverware--but we didn't need to! The cabin is stocked with cooking essentials. Definitely a great location with LOTS to do around Shawnee Forest! Treehouse also has wifi! It was a great time. The owners are excellent and very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks at Timber Ridge were beyond nice. We rented their kayaks and had a great time-bird watching, fun in the sun, and freedom to explore. They were really well maintained. The Timber Ridge property was gorgeous and they made us feel like home. Our tire was flat and they even filled it for us. Would highly recommend for people... More 

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TimberRidgeOutpost, Owner at Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins, responded to this review

Danielle! I am so happy to hear you guys made it home ok! Glad you guys had such a good time on the kayaks, they are fun! Take care and thanks for the kind words. Hope to see you again soon. :o) More 

Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Our young family of 4 spent three nights at Twin Oaks Cabin while exploring Shawnee National Forest. The cabin is the perfect balance of 19th century charm and modern conveniences. Our girls enjoyed the sleeping loft and treehouse deck. We all loved that we could spend the evenings in the A/C , cooking our own dinner in a modern kitchen,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stayed in the Hickory Hollow cabin (our 2 kids are ages 8 and 9). It was a bit of a tight squeeze. We loved the property and the area- Garden of the Gods Observation Trail is not to be missed! Since we were there in July, it was hot... HOT! The air conditioner in the cabin was sufficient for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I had no idea what glamping was ... But would soon find out! Flew to Chicago and drove to southern IL to Timber Ridge. Located in hills of southern IL and it beautiful! Cool evenings and warm days....unlike FL 85+! Cabin was awesome and the patio IN the trees was awesome!! All comforts of home...even AC! Ever played archery golf?... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My family and I had an amazing time at this home. This house had everything to cook with. We only needed to bring our food. Fire wood was provided with no additional cost. Everything clean and organized. Elizabeth (the owner) gave me great information of things to do around. The cave, the ferry, the Garden of the Gods, etc. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stayed in the smaller treehouse. We have 2 kids, ages 8 and 4. We visited in late June when the temps were near 90 degrees. The sleeping loft was really hot during the day so only the kids would go up there. There was a small fan, but it didn't do much to cool it off upstairs. There isn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The couple that owned was SO nice, Elizabeth and Mickey. Came and met us to give us kayaks to use at the lake, were available by cell for suggestions on things to do/how to get there, and even things to avoid. The house had board games, dish soap, all linens, a game room, fire pit with firewood, lawn chairs, rocking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The cabin was very well built. It looked really cool. It felt really cool as well. A/C unit was very efficient. It was also stocked with everything you need. We only needed charcoal and food. It had everything else. We have stayed in some pretty dirty cabins at other places. I can't stress how clean this was and how easy... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins is Illinois' 1st and only Tree House and Log Cabin resort. We are located in the Shawnee Hills/Illinois Ozarks region in southeastern Illinois. Enjoy luxurious accommodations in a pet and kid friendly resort atmosphere. Stay in an authentic Antique Log Cabin, Circa 1852 featuring a 16' x 24' TreeDeck! Come see what all the buzz is about! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins

Address: RR2 Box 34A, Near Karbers Ridge Road, Elizabethtown, IL 62931
Location: United States > Illinois > Elizabethtown
Number of rooms: 6
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