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Camping

Camping is not one-size-fits-all! Lake Shelbyville provides a variety of different accommodations likely to suit anyone's camping needs.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Campsite Reservations are available by phone (877) 444-6777, internet www.recreation.gov, or in person at campground fee booths. Campsite reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance and may be made up to 6 months in advance.

CLASS A CAMPGROUNDS

Click on hyperlinks above to place an online reservation!

GROUP CAMPS & PRIMITIVE CAMPING

  • Okaw Bluff Group Camp (2 Houses) - Open Year Round
  • Walleye Group Camp, Lone Point Recreation Area - Third Thursday in May - end of November (Weather Dependent)
  • Wilborn Creek Group Camp - Third Thursday in May - end of November
  • Wilborn Creek Primitive Tent Sites - Third Thursday in May- Labor Day

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Reservations are available for IDNR Campgrounds online at www.reserveamerica.com or in person at campground fee booths.  Campsite reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance and may be made up to 180 days in advance.

CAMPGROUNDS

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State Park Websites:

State Forest Website:

Click the hyperlinks above to visit IDNR webpages Private Campgrounds (list might be incomplete)

  • Arrowhead Campground • 217-756-8884
  • Cardinal Campground • 217-774-5064
  • Coon Creek RV Park & Resort • 217-756-3147
  • Kaskaskia River Camp • 217-774-4721
  • Riverfront Campground • 217-774-4442
  • Robin Hoods Woods • 217-774-4222
  • Sullivan Marina & Campground • 217-728-7338