US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District Website


Published Nov. 7, 2017

 Lake Shelbyville – The Lake Shelbyville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will hold the 28th Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on November 17-19, 2017. The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville that are closed for the season. As a safety precaution, Lone Point and Lithia Springs Campgrounds and all of Sullivan Beach, Wilborn Creek, Coon Creek, and Opossum Creek Recreation Areas will be closed to all automobile and pedestrian traffic from 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017.

This temporary closing includes boat ramps located within Wilborn Creek, Coon Creek, and Opossum Creek Recreation Areas. Boat ramps remaining open to serve lake users during this time period are Bo Wood, Dam West, Lone Point, Lithia Springs, Whitley Creek, Wolf Creek and Eagle Creek State Parks. All primitive ramps will remain open as well.

For more information contact Lake Shelbyville Natural Resource Specialist Cory Donnel at (217) 774-3951 Ext: 7001.


Ashley Florey
217-774-3951 X 7005

Release no. 18-048