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Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins

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Pocahontas, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time! We stayed in the Pine Ridge house. The hot tub was amazing. Pine Ridge is minutes away from Garden of the Gods. Elizabeth was always helpful! We enjoyed a relaxing weekend with Timber Ridge Outposts!

Thank Sara C
ShawneeTreehouses, Owner at Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins, responded to this review

Sara, I am so happy you guys were able to relax and enjoy yourselves! Thank you again for staying with us! We really do appreciate your business!l Elizabeth

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time staying at Timber Ridge, and I have already booked my next visit. The accommodations are second to none. I have stayed at several other local cabins and they paled in comparison. The attention given to myself and my family each time was exceptional. On the last visit I brought my daughters out for some "Glamping"...

Thank Punisher38
Aurora Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at Timber Ridge but the first time in the Pine Ridge home. It was perfect for us and another couple and our two large dogs. Great base from which to hike in the Eastern Shawnee. It was wonderful to come back and make our own meals, then slip into the hot tub...

Thank aurora38
Lenexa, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this charming and spotlessly clean and well-stocked cabin, including wi-fi, in a secluded area and would definitely stay here again. It is close to many hiking trails in the Shawnee National Forest, and the owners provided some tips for good scenery as well as nearby amenities like restaurants and shopping. My two little fur friends really loved roaming...

Thank Lucinda W
St Louis, MO
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The weather did not cooperate with our visit to Garden of the Gods so we wanted to stay close and try again the next day. Everything in the area was booked solid but I made one last call to Timber Ridge. A guest had to check out early so we were in luck. We were able to rent a treehouse...

Thank GoGirlStL
ShawneeTreehouses, Owner at Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much. I am so glad we were able to accommodate you at the last minute like that! Hope to see you again soon. Elizabeth & Marty

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Clean and quiet atmosphere, friendly staff, would definitely go again. Plenty of outdoor activities, including hiking, outdoor games, fishing and relaxing. Dog friendly accommodations were a plus :) :)

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

Thank you so much for your kind words; we greatly appreciate your business. Next time I hope to be able to meet you myself! Take care and we hope to see you again soon. Elizabeth

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect girls getaway destination! There were four of us and the cabin was the perfect size. It was cozy and comfortable. Elizabeth answered my questions and numerous calls leading up to our trip. We did get lost on the way but a quick call to Elizabeth got us back on track. And the area is gorgeous. We...

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

Thanks Shelby! We love being a destination where women can get together and reconnect. Those memories are always some of the best ones we'll take with us as we travel through life. Take care. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night Thanksgiving retreat. We had our thanksgiving meal the weekend before so we brought our leftovers with us since there was a kitchenette. There are a lot of wineries and hiking trails close by that we enjoyed. The hosts/owners of Timber Ridge are very nice and informative. We highly recommend!

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

Thank you so much for spending your holiday with us! We know you have many choices and really appreciate you choosing to stay with us at Timber Ridge. Take care!

Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was our first visit to Timber Ridge, but I can see why they get so many repeat visitors! We stayed in Hickory Hollow, a perfect size for my husband and I. They have everything you could want- full kitchen with dishes and pans, comfy futon, and nice sized shower. Tea, coffee, creamer, sugar, salt and pepper are supplied, as...

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

Thank you! Not all the units have hair dryers because there isn't much extra room in some units like the treehouses but Hickory Hollow should have had one! Please accept my apologies. I will make sure that one is put in the closet! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed yourselves! We look forward to seeing you...

Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was our second time visiting Timber Ridge this year; Our first stay was in one of the treehouses, and this visit we stayed in the Sassafras Ridge log cabin during the last week in October. As described, this cabin would sleep 6 comfortably. We were 4 adults and our small dog, with 3 of us sleeping on the 2nd...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words...again! Although it does works, I agree that showering in a claw-foot tub can be a little awkward; it definitely wasn't designed for modern plumbing! Twin Oaks, as you may agree is an interesting mix of 1850's charm with modern conveniences! lol. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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
Region: United States > Illinois > Elizabethtown
Number of rooms: 6
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“Timber Ridge can provide great, rustic accommodations. Look at all of their choices: 2 Tree houses, cabins, and an entire home!”
 of 5 bubbles iLLINOIS08, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pine Ridge house is away from the other locations, great for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles janandrowan2, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The White Oak is like a tiny house in the trees.”
 of 5 bubbles 324marlah, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Twin Oaks has a nice secluded tree deck.”
 of 5 bubbles bbruck02, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles N2773OWtonyc, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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