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Lake Shelbyville
RR 4 Box 128B
Shelbyville, IL 62565-9387
Phone: (217) 774-3951

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NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more:

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See the Lake Shelbyville website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: Located 113 miles east of St. Louis, MO, 208 miles south of Chicago, IL, 87 miles west of Terre Haute, IN, and 35 miles south of Decatur, IL.

Factoid: Lake Shelbyville is located in the heart of central Illinois. It offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for people of all ages. Lake Shelbyville consists of 11,100 acres of water and 23,000 acres of land. Camping opportunities are available in 8 public campgrounds. Boaters are provided access to the lake year round, even during high lake elevations. Beaches, picnic sites, and trails provide the perfect addition for outdoor family fun. Eagle Creek Resort provides lodging and an 18-hole golf course.

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Recreation areas 1 - 20 of 70 at Lake Shelbyville

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Arrowhead Point                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Beaver Lake       X            
Bethany Access       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Bruce East                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Bruce West       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Camp Camfield Bridge                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Camp Camfield Environmental Study Area             A GS     M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Coal Shaft North                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Coal Shaft South       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Coon Creek  Link ro reservation at   $ E D   X X   C   X BE H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam East  Link ro reservation at   $             A GS X   M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam West  Link ro reservation at   $     X X   C P A GS X BE M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam West Overlook   $             GS X   M
Depot Road Access       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Eagle Cove Road                   H
Eagle Creek State Park E N G D   X X   C GS X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area F.W. "Bo" Wood  Link ro reservation at   $ E D   X X   C A GS X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Findlay Bridge                    
Findlay Marina     X X X   GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails *
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

* Bike trails upgraded with help from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Visit for more information.

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