Lake Shelbyville is home to many wildlife species. Whitetail deer are abundant throughout the area with plenty of sightings available at Eagle and Wolf Creek. During the summer, the butterfly houses at Eagle Creek and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center delight all ages. There is also a Heron Rookery, The Guzy Prairie and Pothole Area, as well as a Coneflower Prairie. The Lake also has designated Wildlife areas at Wolf Creek and the Okaw Bluff Group Camp. West Okaw River and the Kaskaskia River are two Fish and Wildlife Management Areas. The lake is home to Bald Eagles, turkey, fox, Canadian Geese, several duck species, quail, pheasant, dove, raccoons and also opossum, osprey, and pelicans.
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Take a tour of the Lake Shelbyville Dam. You can actually go inside the dam. Memorial Day - Labor Day; Sat. 3 pm, Sun. 1 pm. Tours are approximately 1 hour and start at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. Call 217-774-3951 for more information.
Tr your hand at fishing below the dam at Lake Shelbyille. In addition to all the lake species, the tailwater also contains Smallmouth Bass, Sauger and Hybrid Stiped Bass. Several records have been landed here.
Take your little ones fishing at Forest Park Lagoon. Watch the ducks and geese while you’re there.
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Hike the 11-mile Chief Illini trail—named a National Recreation Trail in 1990. The trail connects Eagle Creek State Park, near Findlay, to the Lone Point Recreation Area.
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