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Fees, Reservations And Permits

America the Beautiful Passes (Senior, Access, Military, 4th Grade, Volunteer, and Federal Recreation Lands Passes) can now be obtained/purchased at the Project Administrative Office, Campgrounds, and Visitor Center.  Additional information is available at: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm or call the Project Office at (217)774-3951.

Golden Age and Access Passports are no longer issued by the Corps.  However, a USACE Annual Pass is available for a $40 fee.  The pass will be valid for a 12 month period from the date of purchase. This pass is valid only at USACE projects for which a day use fee is charged, an Annual Pass is no longer required if you have an America the Beautiful Pass.

BOAT RAMPS: A $5.00 per day boat launch fee is charged at the following boat ramps:

- Bo Wood - Lithia Springs - Whitley Creek

- Coon Creek - Lone Point - Wilborn Creek

- Dam West - Opossum Creek

PUBLIC BEACHES: A $5.00 per vehicle per day fee is charged the following public beaches:

- Dam West - Sullivan - Wilborn Creek

Pedestrian Day Use Fee is $2.00 per day per person. No fees for children under 16 years of age or current USACE campers with properly displayed tag.

2016 Campground Fees & Open/Close Dates

Bo Wood

April 21--Oct 30

Single Capacity, Standard Electric

$18/night

Double Capacity, Standard Electric

$36/night

Single Capacity, Full Hookup

$24/night

Single Capacity, Water & Electric

$20/night

Double Capacity, Water & Electric

$40/night

Coon Creek

May 5--Oct 10

Single Capacity, Tent Only

$18/night

Single Capacity, Standard Electric

$18/night

Double Capacity, Standard Electric

$36/night

Single Capacity, Full Hookup

$24/night

Double Capacity, Full Hookup

$48/night

Lithia Springs

April 21—Oct 30

Single Capacity, Standard Electric

$18/night

Double Capacity, Standard Electric

$36/night

Single Capacity, Full Hookup

$24/night

Lone Point

May 19--Sept 6

Single Capacity, Tent Only

$16/night

Single Capacity, Standard Electric

$16/night

Double Capacity, Standard Electric

$32/night

Single Capacity, Full Hookup

$24/night

Walleye Group Camp (10 sites)

$160/night

Opossum Creek

May 19--Sept 6

Single Capacity, Tent Only

$16/night

Single Capacity, Standard Electric

$16/night

Double Capacity, Standard Electric

$32/night

Single Capacity, Water & Electric

$20/night

Single Capacity, Full Hookup

$24/night

Wilborn Creek

May 19--Sept 6

Single Capacity, Tent Only (6 sites)

$10/night

Wilborn Group Camp

$120/night

All picnic shelters are available on a first come, first served basis or through a special use permit obtained at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office or by calling (217) 774-3951, Ext 7048.  All permits are available beginning on the first working day in January and require a $30 non-refundable permit fee. The large shelter at Dam West requires a $50 permit fee.  Permits will be posted at shelters indicating use.

Locations: Camp Camfield Ecological Study Area, East Spillway Recreation Area (RA), Forrest W. “Bo” Wood RA, Dam East RA, Dam West Overlook, Dam West RA (Beach Shelter, Large Group Shelter & Ramp Point Shelter), Lone Point RA (Boat Ramp Shelter), Sullivan Beach RA

Reservations for fishing tournaments and other private special events, such as weddings, business parties, etc. may be made in person or by calling the Lake Shelbyville Project Office at (217) 774-3951, ext. 3.  Reservations for fishing tournaments can be made by telephone beginning at 8 a.m. on the last Monday in September. These reservations require a non-refundable $75 administrative fee and must be made at least one week in advance.