Shelbyville, Illinois

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Shelbyville, Illinois, USA

Recreation in Shelbyville, Illinois

State Parks

  • The Eagle Creek State Park 217-756-8260
    Located on the west side of Lake Shelbyville
    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 217-459-2831
    Located on the east side of Lake Shelbyville
    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 217-756-8595
    RR1 Box 136, Shelbyville, IL 62534
    Located in Findlay, IL
    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 217-774-4121
    RR4 Box 103A, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    Three miles east of Shelbyville on Route 16
    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 217-774-3951
    Located east of Shelbyville on State Route 16
    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 217-774-3951
    Located just east of Shelbyville on 9th Street
    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 217-644-3091
    Route 1, #200, Shelbyville, IL 62465
    Located in Strasburg, IL
    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 217-774-3951
    Located three miles south of Findlay, IL
    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 217-774-3951
    Located north of Shelbyville
    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 217-567-3199
    1038 North 1300 East Road, Tower Hill, IL 62571
    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 217-539-4477
    100 Beyers Lake Road, Pana, IL 62557
    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 217-562-4240
    Ninth and Chestnut Streets, Pana, IL 62557
    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 217-774-3951
    Located on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville
    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 217-774-4343
    Northeast Ninth Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    Located at Forest Park
    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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