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CARLINVILLE

Carlinville Lake
15927 Carlinville Lake Rd.
Fishing, boating, and campground.


CHARLESTON

Lake Charleston

IL Highway 130
Fishing, boating (no wake, entire reservoir)


DECATUR

Boating on Lake Decatur

Nelson Blvd. & 22nd St.
Boating on Lake Decatur is allowed year-'round with a permit (available at the cashier's window / 2nd floor of the Decatur Civic Center). For general information, call Lake Management Office at 217-424-2837.


DWIGHT

Lion's Lake

This new lake is located on old Route 66 at the southeast edge of Dwight. Donated to the village in 1994 and improved with funding from local organizations, the lake offers a beautifully landscaped picnic are, fishing, and a bike trail. Open year-round.


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EFFINGHAM

Lake Sara & Effingham Beach

Routes 32-33, Exit 160 at Lake Sara
Recreational lake for swimming, boating, fishing and skiing. Sandy beach, picnic areas, boat docks, pavilion rentals. Lake Sara Campgrounds, Anthony Acres Resort, Cardinal and Fore-Way golf courses.


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HILLSBORO

Lake Hillsboro
City Lake Road
Located on Lake Hillsboro , many camp sites, hiking and horseback trails, picnicing areas, playgroung and swimming beach
www.hillsboroillinois.net


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LITCHFIELD

Lake
Beautiful 1500 acre lake, 2 marinas, beach, boating, water skiing, horseback riding trails, camping and picnic areas.


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MATTOON

Lake Mattoon Campground and Marina
Interstate 57 South
Experience boating, fishing and camping. Camper lots, tent sites and dock rentals are available.


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NEWTON

Newton Lake
Located SW of Newton
A 1775 acre lake with 540 acres of shoreline is perfect for bank and boat fishing, picnicking and hiking.


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OBLONG

Oblong Lake & City Park
East side of town off IL Rt. 33
Visit our completely reconstructed lake area; fishing, picnic area, paved walking path (.6 mile) around the lake, and playground.


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SHELBYVILLE

Coon Creek Recreation Area
South of Findlay 4.5 miles.
There are 226 campsites, some located by the water. Also a hiking trail within the campground as well as a beach. Most sites are shaded, reservations are available at the following website. www.reserveusa.com. Located on Lake Shelbyville.
www.mvs.usace.army.mil/shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville
East
One of the most popular downstate destinations, this 11,000 acre lake has fantastic boating, fishing camping, golfing and picnicking opportunities.
www.lakeshelbyville.com

Lithia Springs Recreation Center

East of Shelbyville 7 miles.
There are 126 campsites all with electric hookups. Most sites are shaded, some are close to the water. A beach is located withing the campground. Reservations are available at www.reserveusa.com.
www.mvs.usace.army.mil/shelbyville

Lone Point Recreation Area
Southeast of Findlay 5.1 miles.
Campground offers 98 sites including 3 group camping areas. Most sites have electric hook ups and are shaded. Reservations available at www.reserveusa.com.
www.mvs.usace.army.mil/shelbyville

Opossum Creek Recreation
Northeast of Shelbyville 5 miles.
There are 79 shaded campsites, some with electricity, some tent sites are available and are located on the water. Reservations are available from www.reserveusa.com.
www.mvs.usace.army.mil/shelbyville


SPRINGFIELD

Lake Springfield Marina
7845 Old Route 66
Full service marina & boat dealership offering sales, service, boat and PWC rental. Slip rental w/ mechanic on duty 7 days per week in season.
www.lakespringfieldmarina.com


SULLIVAN

Lake Shelbyville - Bo Wood Recreation Area
South US Route 32
Most of the campsites in this 82 site campground are shaded. Located on Lake Shelbyville, beach nearby. Reservations are available at the following website. www.reserveusa.com.
www.mvs.usace.army.mil/shelbyville

Sullivan Marina
RR 2, Box 35
Located on a serene wooded hilltop, gently slopes into a full-service marina and restaurant situaded on Lake Shelbyville.
www.sullivanmarina.com

Whitley Creek Recreation Area

South of Sullivan 8 miles.
This campground has 81 campsites, most of which are shaded. Reservations available at


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WELDON

Dockside Marina
Rural Rte. 1, Box 68
Access to Lake Clinton. Pontoon and John boat rentals.

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