How to Find Us


Hayes Canyon is located in beautiful Southern Illinois, just outside the village of Eddyville (the "Trail-Riding Capital of Illinois").   We are on private property, adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest, with direct trail access to the forest and its trails. 

Approximate traveling distances:

St Louis 3 hrs,           

Indianapolis 4.5 hrs
Chicago 6.5 hrs,            

Louisville 3.5 hrs
Evansville 2 hrs,          

Nashville 3 hrs,
Memphis  4 hrs           

Madison 8 hrs,
Little Rock  5.5 h

Hayes Canyon Campground, Eddyville IL