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Shelbyville, Illinois, USA

Recreation in Shelbyville, Illinois

State Parks

  • The Eagle Creek State Park
    Located on the west side of Lake Shelbyville
    217-756-8260, This recreation area encompasses 2,200-acres on the west side of Lake Shelbyville. It features several picnic areas, scattered throughout the park, with grills, tables,... more info  map

  • Wolf Creek State Park
    Located on the east side of Lake Shelbyville
    217-459-2831, This beautiful state park along Lake Shelbyville offers many opportunities for fun and relaxation. There are picnic areas scattered throughout the park with grills,... more info  map

Lakes & Marinas

  • Findlay Marina
    RR1 Box 136, Shelbyville, IL 62534
    Located in Findlay, IL
    217-756-8595, With over 11,000 acres of water and 172 miles of shoreline, Lake Shelbyvilla is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. The marina offers boat rentals, boat... more info  map

  • Lithia Springs Marina
    RR4 Box 103A, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    Three miles east of Shelbyville on Route 16
    217-774-4121, With a wide range of services, this marina can meet all of your boating needs. It offers a wide range of boat rentals including houseboats, fishing boats, bass style... more info  map

Recreation Areas

  • Dam East Recreation Area
    Located east of Shelbyville on State Route 16
    217-774-3951, A Visitor's Center is located at this recreation area on the southeastern tip of Lake Shelbyville. It features an exhibit and interpretive program in the theatre, along... more info

  • Dam West Recreation Area
    Located just east of Shelbyville on 9th Street
    217-774-3951, Several shelters with six tables each and grills are available at this recreation area. The shelters will accommodate approximately 50 people. Also on-site is a large... more info

  • Hidden Springs State Forest
    Route 1, #200, Shelbyville, IL 62465
    Located in Strasburg, IL
    217-644-3091, Named for seven springs on the property, which were used by the early settlers, but have been covered over by natural siltation and vegetation, this state forest... more info  map

  • Lone Point Recreation Area
    Located three miles south of Findlay, IL
    217-774-3951, There is a picnic shelter with six tables and a large grill, for up to 50 people, at this recreation area on the west side of Lake Shelbyville. A boat ramp and... more info

  • Opossum Creek Recreation Area
    Located north of Shelbyville
    217-774-3951, Located on the west side of Lake Shelbyville, this recreation area offers a campground, boat ramp, playground. A picnic shelter is also available, which has six tables... more info


  • Owens' Top of The Hill Horses
    1038 North 1300 East Road, Tower Hill, IL 62571
    217-567-3199, Available for boarding, training, breaking, riding lessons, and guided trail rides. Trainer on-site. A 160 x 66 indoor arena is featured. more info  map


  • Oak Terrace
    100 Beyers Lake Road, Pana, IL 62557
    217-539-4477, Home of the "Shotmaker's Mile" with a championship 18 hole course, driving range, putting and chipping green and pro shop. more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Anderson Prairie
    Ninth and Chestnut Streets, Pana, IL 62557
    217-562-4240, A 25-acre wildlife park that features remnants of the original Tall Grass Prairie of Illinois. It serves as an outdoor laboratory for students and the public. Hiking and... more info  map

  • Chief Illini trail
    Located on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville
    217-774-3951, This intermediate level, 11mile trail is a registered National Recreation Trail along the western edge of Lake Shelbyville. The scenic point-to-point trail meanders... more info


  • Aquatic Center
    Northeast Ninth Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    Located at Forest Park
    217-774-4343, This city aquatic center offers fun for all ages. It features a frog slide, water slide, one-meter drop slide, wet playground area, sand playground area,... more info  map


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