UPDATE: The equestrian trails are CLOSED. The Golf Course is OPEN!
In east central Illinois - just minutes from Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Effingham and surrounding communities--the Eagle Creek/Wolf Creek sites, facing each other across the central portion of Lake Shelbyville, provide the perfect setting for outdoor recreation, natural relaxation and luxurious accommodations for a day, a weekend, or even longer.
Four miles southeast of Findlay, the Shelby County sites encompass 11,100-acres of water, 250 miles of shoreline and large tracts of carefully maintained indigenous woodland ideal for camping, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, fishing, water skiing, pontoon boating, windsurfing or just plain bobbing and drifting on the glittering expanse of the lake.
In addition to the small, friendly, wooded campgrounds and the action on the lake, large herds of deer frequent these areas and always are an exciting and inspiring sight.
Portions of the park have been cleared of physical barriers and are accessible to disabled visitors.
The Department of Natural Resources also manages the Shelbyville State Fish and Wildlife Area, the 3,000-acre Kaskaskia Unit near Allenville and the 3,000-acre West Okaw Unit near Bethany. Both are within 10 miles of the park and provide additional hunting opportunities.
Please check with park staff for specific information regarding species, shooting times and dates.
- While groups of 25 or more are welcome and encouraged to use the park's facilities, they are required to register in advance with the site office to avoid crowding or scheduling conflicts.
- At least one responsible adult must accompany each group of 15 minors.
- Pets must be kept on leashes at all times.
- Actions by nature can result in closed roads and other facilities. Please call ahead to the park office before you make your trip.
We hope you enjoy your stay. Remember, take only memories, leave only footprints.