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Temporary Recreation Area Closures at Lake Shelbyville
Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a Youth Deer Hunt at Lake Shelbyville on October 11 & 12, 2014. The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas previously closed for the season. As a safety precaution Lone Point Campground, excluding the boat ramp and Walleye Group Camp, Coon Creek Campground H Leg and portions of G Leg, and all of Wilborn Creek, Opossum Creek and Whitley Creek Recreation Areas will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 2:00 p.m. October 10, 2014 to 7:00 p.m. October 12, 2014.
Published: 10/8/2014
Red Cross Blood Drive at Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center
Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville is partnering with the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The blood drive is from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center Auditorium. Participants who attempt to donate will receive a voucher for a free night of camping at Lake Shelbyville. The certificate can be used at any standard, single capacity, non-reservable site at Bo Wood, Coon Creek, Lithia Springs, Lone Point, or Opossum Creek.
Published: 9/16/2014
Waterfowl hunting opportunities at Lake Shelbyville
Lake Shelbyville – Okaw Wetland offers ten waterfowl blinds that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis 7 days a week only during the 2014 Early Goose and Teal waterfowl-hunting seasons. Due to limited size of the area, all hunting in the wetland complex will be strictly controlled during the remainder of the waterfowl hunting season. Hunters using the area during the regular waterfowl season are required to have a Special Use Permit in their possession while hunting. To obtain a Special Use Permit initially, all hunters must make a reservation by telephone. Reservations will be accepted Wednesday, October 1, 2014, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Published: 9/16/2014
Aquafest to be held at Dam West Beach at Lake Shelbyville
Lake Shelbyville – Aquafest at Dam West Beach is no ordinary day at the beach! The Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting Aquafest for Saturday, August 2 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Children and adults of ages all are welcome to attend.
Published: 7/24/2014

Lake Shelbyville


Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Shelbyville
1989 State Highway 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Phone: (217) 774-3951

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Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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