US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District

Temporary Closures at Lake Shelbyville for Hunt

Published Nov. 8, 2019

For Immediate Release:

7 November 2019

Release No.: 20-03

TEMPORARY RECREATION AREA CLOSINGS AT LAKE SHELBYVILLE

TO CONDUCT DEER HUNT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will hold the 30th Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on November 22-24, 2019. 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 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 to 7 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2019.

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 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 Park Ranger Taylor Finks at (217) 774-3951 Ext: 7028.

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Contact
Taylor Finks
217-774-3951
lakeshelbyville@usace.army.mil

Release no. 19-064