Welcome to Timber Ridge Outpost!


 YES! We are pet Friendly!!

Click here to read our Pet policy.
Just scroll down to “Kids & Pets”


Saturday Evening Post July/August IssueThe Saturday Evening Post Features
Timber Ridge in the July/August 2016  issue!  

We here at Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins are so proud and excited to be featured in such a prestigious National Magazine such as The Saturday Evening Post!

Seriously, how cool is that?!

Click here to read the full article!

Give a gift of memories that will last a lifetime!

Give the gift of an adventure at Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins this year.

Gift Certificates are now available! Click here or give us a call.

Looking for a Hot Tub & 4 acres of privacy?

IMG_4294Pine Ridge Home , reomdeled inside & out is now open and features a Hot Tub!…See new photos in Gallery

Pine Ridge Home is a newly remodeled home that sits on 4 private acres only 5 minutes from the famous Garden of the Gods! This home has been completely remodeled, inside and out! and features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a HOT TUB!

Click here to Book your stay at the Pine Ridge Home

Experience a REAL tree house while exploring Illinois’ best kept secret…
The Illinois Ozarks!


Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins is Illinois’ 1st & only Tree House and Log Cabin Resort, in the heart of the  Illinois Ozarks. We are the closest lodging facility to the famous Garden of the Gods.

Do something different this year! Stay in a luxurious tree house or log cabin near the Shawnee National Forest in the Illinois Ozarks.  It’s an experience you won’t soon forget! We offer 2 real Treehouses, 2 modern Log Cabins, an authentic antique Log Cabin, Circa 1852 featuring a TreeDeck and 2 modern homes on acreage; Walnut Hill, a 2300 s.f. 4 bedroom/2 bath home on 35 private acres! And Pine Ridge Home, a 2 bedroom home on 4 private acres with a Hot Tub!

Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers a unique experience for families, honeymooners, horseback riders, hunters, fisherman, hikers, bicyclists, bird watchers and star gazers. Nestled in the beautiful hills of the Shawnee National Forest, Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins offers something for everyone.



Come back to a simpler time when families played games together in the evenings and sat on the porch talking into the night. Enjoy some southern hospitality while staying in a real Log Cabin or a one-of-a-kind luxurious Tree House! Each of our units, including the Tree house, is equipped with a bathroom, kitchenette, heating and air conditioning.

Spend your days enjoying the many wonders of the Shawnee National Forest at such famous places as The Garden of the Gods, Cave In Rock, The Iron Furnace and One Horse Gap Lake. For the Sportsman in the crowd, Hardin County offers the finest Whitetail Deer and Turkey hunting in the country. The 75 miles of the Smithland Poole on the great Ohio river, is host to numerous fishing competitions throughout the season.

Nest and inhabitant near cabin.

Timber Ridge Outpost is located in southern Illinois in Karbers Ridge, near the Shawnee National Forest. This area lies between the mighty Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. It has some of the most beautiful scenery in the Midwest, such as unique rock formations, caves, spectacular bluffs and canyons. Shawnee National Forest offers hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, camping, picnicking, and scenic driving, in addition, most of the forest is open to horseback riding.


Looking for a little extra piece of mind? Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins has partnered with the industry leader in Travel insurance, InsureMyTrip! Click on the link below to get your FREE, no obligation quote!  

Why?  Because life happens…

Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins

Mailing Address:
RR2 Box 34A
Elizabethtown, Illinois, 62931

Physical Location:
Karbers Ridge, IL 62955
GPS: 37°33’52.18″N

Phone: 618-264-9091
Email:  info@timberridgeoutpost.com