U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville is subject to closures not listed on this site due to COVID-19. For up to date information call 217-774-3951 or email lakeshelbyville@usace.army.mil.

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Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center
2022 Lake Shelbyville Programs
Location: Opossum Creek Pond Directions to Opossum Creek Pond: North of Shelbyville, IL on Route 128, 3.4 miles; then east 0.9 miles, then south 0.5 miles; then east 1.2 miles GPS Coordinates: 39°26’52.79” N 88°46’29.42” W Rules & Guidelines: - All Participants must bring & wear a life jacket. - Must supply fishing equipment & bait for participant. - Must release fish after weigh-in.
Join us for the 2022 Loop Lake Shelbyville Bike Ride event! Registration will open Mid-April: bikereg.com/loop-lake-shelbyville ROUTE MAP https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/1/edit... *routes are subject to change* CHECK-IN 7:00-8:00AM Riders MUST start between 7:00-8:00AM RIDE OPTIONS: - 65 MILES - 48 MILES - 34 MILES - 22 MILES *Ride distances are approximate until routes are finalized*
Dam West Life Jacket Loaner Station Restocked with Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket. The Sea Tow Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program is part of a federal grant project funded by the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund as administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Latest News Releases

Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day Rescheduled to March 27
3/23/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place donated Christmas trees and artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville...
TEMPORARY RECREATION AREA CLOSINGS AT LAKE SHELBYVILLE TO CONDUCT DEER HUNT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
11/15/2021
Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will hold the 31st Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on...
Lake Shelbyville Eco-Meet Results
11/4/2021
Lake Shelbyville – The 44th Annual Lake Shelbyville Eco-Meet, coordinated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was held at Camp Camfield Ecological Study Area on October 21st, 2021.The Eco-Meet is an...
Temporary Recreation Area Closings at Lake Shelbyville for Youth Deer Hunt
9/28/2021
Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a youth deer hunt at Lake Shelbyville on October 9 & 10, 2021. The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas previously...

Always Wear a Life Jacket!

19 Life Jacket Loaner Stations

are located around Lake Shelbyville for visitors to borrow while recreating. 

Navigate to any of the dots on the map below to borrow a life jacket.
When you are finished with your life jacket just simply return it to any of the life jacket loaner stations on the map. 

 

 Red  - USACE managed life jacket loaner station
 Green  - State/IDNR managed life jacket loaner station
 Yellow  - USACE managed, Sea Tow Foundation grant Life Jackets

 

 

Lake Shelbyville

Contact

Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Shelbyville
1989 State Highway 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Telephone:
Phone: (217) 774-3951
Email:
LakeShelbyville@usace.army.mil

Office Hours: 
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Camping Reservations: 
1-877-444-6777

 


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