The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Shawnee National Forest is covered by the Creal Springs, IL US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
|Garden of the Gods Wilderness|
|Pharaoh Camp and Picnic Area|
|Indian Wall Picnic Area|
|Saline County State Conservation Area|
|Turkey Bayou Campground|
|McCann Springs Picnic Area|
|Winter Pond Picnic Area|
|Bell Smith Springs National Natural Landmark|
|Lakeview Picnic Area|
|Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds|
|Steamboat Hill Campground|
|Larue-Pine Hills National Natural Landmark|
|Oak Point Campground|
|Pomona Natural Bridge Picnic Area|
|Goose Bay Picnic Area|
|Duck Bay Campground|
|Illinois Furnace Picnic Area|
|High Knob Picnic Area|
|Millstone Bluff National Register Site|
|Union County State Forest|
|Dog Island State Wetlands|
|Trail of Tears State Forest|
|Allens Flat Picnic Area|
Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is DIXON SPRINGS AGR CEN which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 540 feet (106 feet lower than Shawnee National Forest). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.
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This location's average summer high temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are higher than 66% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 78% of other locations on record.