Some Shelbyville closings Nov. 20-22
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Illinois Department of Natural Resources will hold the Twentieth Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on November 20 – 22, 2009.
The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville that are closed for the season. As a safety precaution, Lone Point and Lithia Springs Campgrounds and all of Bo Wood, Sullivan Beach, Wilborn Creek, Coon Creek, and Opossum Creek Recreation Areas will be closed to all automobile and pedestrian traffic from 2 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2009 to 7 p.m. Sunday, November 22. 2009.
These closings include boat ramps located within these areas. Ramps remaining open to serve lake users during this period of time are at Lone Point, Lithia Springs, and Whitley Creek Recreation Areas and Wolf Creek and Eagle Creek State Parks.
For more information contact Park Ranger Brock Key in the Lake Shelbyville Environmental Stewardship Department at (217) 774-2513.