Lake Shelbyville Links


Plan Your Visit

What is there to do at Lake Shelbyville?



   camping • fishing • boating • hiking • biking • swimming • ...& more!


Check out these links for help planning your visit!

History of Lake Shelbyville: Learn more about how this great lake was created

Fees and Permits: Day Use Areas, Annual Passes, Boat Rafting Permits, Picnic Shelter Reservations & more!                                            

Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center:  Information on Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center & Project Office

Nearby Attractions: Check out what is happening in the area around Lake Shelbyville tourism website: Great resource for local tourism around the area

Lake Shelbyville Park Information Guide: Extended information about recreation opportunities, rules, and more!


Well, what can't you do?! Lake Shelbyville is an outdoor recreationist's dream. It offers many year-round opportunities to get out and enjoy nature.  There are also opportunities to learn more about the natural surroundings by hiking interpretive trails, reading the plant identification signs along Dacey Trail, attending ranger led programs or stopping by the visitor center and going through the exhibit hall. There are many special events that occur throughout the year too. We hope these pages assist you in your planning and hope to see you at Lake Shelbyville.


Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center - Lake Volunteers Association Facility Rental Information

   Interested in renting the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center Facilities?  Email us at or call 217-774-3951 X 2.