Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville
Lake Shelbyville (Source: Wikimedia)

Lake Shelbyville

Park Information

Lake Shelbyville, located in central Illinois, offers beaches, hiking trails, marinas, boat ramps, and over 1500 campsites.

The US Army Corps of Engineers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and four private concessionaires have partnered together to provide a variety of recreational facilities on this 11,100 acre lake and the over 23,000 acres of land that surrounds it.

Lake Shelbyville
Lake Shelbyville (Source: Wikimedia)

Combine the natural beauty of the area with the numerous outdoor recreational opportunities and Lake Shelbyville becomes an ideal vacation spot for people of all ages.

Agency Name:

US Army Corps of Engineers


113 miles E of St. Louis, MO – 208 miles SW of Chicago, IL – 56 miles SE of Springfield, IL – 67 miles SW of Champaign, IL – 31 miles S of Decatur, IL – 87 miles W of Terre Haute, IN – Interstate 57 and 70 provide major access to the area. IL Route 16 provides access on the south side, IL Route 121 on the north side, IL Route 128 on the west side, and IL Route 32 on the east side.

Geographic Location

Contact Info

RR 4 BOX 128B

Shelbyville, IL


Additional Info

  • “Lake Shelbyville :: Welcome”. Accessed May 17, 2020. Link.

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