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Shawnee Adventure Guides - CLOSED

550 S Rocky Comfort Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-4055
+1 888-588-9724
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Are they still in business?

I've been trying to reach them all week, but can't find their webpage and my mails were not... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
Central America
Adventure Trip

My son and I just got back from our trip down to southern Illinois. We had a blast, we did the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2012
Laura M
Frankfort, Illinois
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We offer guided hiking, backpacking, rock-climbing, rappelling, kayaking & canoeing throughout the Shawnee National Forest and surrounding areas.
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16 Aug 2015
“Are they still in business?”
2 Aug 2012
“Adventure Trip”
550 S Rocky Comfort Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-4055
+1 888-588-9724

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

I've been trying to reach them all week, but can't find their webpage and my mails were not answered.

1  Thank funtotravel123
Reviewed 3 August 2012

My son and I just got back from our trip down to southern Illinois. We had a blast, we did the rock climbing adventure with Matt. It was amazing we couldnt have ask for a better guide. Yes some of the climbs were challenging but...More

2  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Had a great experience rock climbing with my husband. We did the "Rock Climbing Basics" trip, which was perfect for us. We are pretty active people so the guide let us try different climbs. The only draw back was having to wait for him to...More

1  Thank thetrouts
Reviewed 30 June 2011

My son and I took the guided rappelling trip and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide explained the purpose of all the equipment and steps to ensure fun-falling. If we return, we will do the climbing.

2  Thank pulpo11
Reviewed 15 April 2011

Me and my boyfriend used a Shawnee Adventure Guide to show go rock climbing and paddeling. It was the most fun I have had in a long time! Rob was our guide and he made rock climbing so interesting! I came away from the trip...More

2  Thank AprilTrip21
Reviewed 7 August 2010

We have been boulder and bluff-climbing, kayaking on the Cache River, and will go rappelling in two weeks with the Shawnee Adventure Guides. They have so much knowledge of pursuing what some might consider extreme outdoor activities safely and with expert-level instruction. They gear activities...More

3  Thank ShawneeForest
Reviewed 12 June 2010

Our family took a guided hike in Giant City State Park and had a great time. The journey allowed everyone to climb tree's and rocks and be educated on the local forestry and plant life. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable and gave advise on other...More

1  Thank trigirlSt_Louis
Reviewed 11 June 2010

Shawnee Adventure Guides were wonderful to work with while my husband and I planned our anniversary getaway. They quickly returned our message to book our reservation and even drove the paperwork out to our cabin when I forgot to print their email. Our guide for...More

3  Thank kpetrov
Reviewed 9 June 2010

I really enjoyed the service and instructional course. I went to learn the skills and techniques of top roping and climbing with equipment. I walked away with a wealth of knowledge and also had a great time climbing Makanda bluff in Southern Illinois. Our guide...More

3  Thank jakem76
Reviewed 3 June 2010

We had a great time with our small group! It was a wonderful experience from the initial phone call through completion of our little adventure. I can't express enough how much fun we had and it was an even better experience because they listened to...More

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