COON CREEK (IL), IL

Coon Creek is a large campground that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois. Families enjoy the playground, swimming area and shaded campsites within the facility. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Tent camping is always permitted, but not recommended for some sites
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • One RV and three tents or four tents per site
  • Two RVs and six tents, or eight tents for double sites
  • The banks are steep and it may be difficult to get to the water from many sites
  • No outside firewood allowed; obtain or purchase firewood at or near your camping destination and burn it on-site; firewood can carry invasive insects and diseases that destroy forests; learn more
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ALEG STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 60 Back-In
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ALEG STANDARD ELECTRIC 16 85 Back-In
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ALEG STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Coon Creek is a large campground that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois.

Families enjoy the playground, swimming area and shaded campsites within the facility. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing.

Natural Features:

This facility overlooks the lake shore and is heavily forested with plenty of shade.

Oak and hickory are the lake region's dominant tree species, and foliage turns a variety of red, orange, purple and yellow each fall, while prairie flowers dot the landscape in spring and summer.

Numerous species of songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors inhabit the lake area, as do mammals such as cottontail rabbit, white-tail deer, gray and fox squirrel, muskrat and mink.

Recreation:

Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Coon Creek provides a boat ramp, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake.

Hunting areas within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock.

Visitors can also explore the lake shore on foot via a 0.7-mile nature trail within the facility.

Facilities:

Coon Creek has 199 campsites, about 60 percent of which are reservable. All sites are equipped with electric hookups. The facility has flush toilets, showers, a playground, swimming beach, dump station and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

Wolf Creek State Park, Woods Lake Waterfowl Refuge and Okaw Bluff Wetlands Complex are popular locations for wildlife watching, birding and hunting near Lake Shelbyville.

Booking Window
Tue Jul 29 2014 - Sun Jan 25 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
Peak Thu May 07 2015 Sun Oct 11 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Oct 12 2014
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$48.00
Peak Season
May 07 2015 -
Oct 11 2015
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$48.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.45139, -88.7625
39°27'5"N, 88°45'45"W

From Shelbyville, Illinois: Go 4.5 miles north of Shelbyville on State Route 128 to County Road 1750 N. Turn right (east) and drive 0.9 miles to County Road 1900 E. Make a left (north) and go 0.35 mile to County Road 1785 N. Turn right (east) and drive 1.75 miles to County Road 2075 E. Turn right (south) and go 1.7 miles to the facility.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

COON CREEK (IL)
RR 4 BOX 128B
SHELBYVILLE  IL  62565-9378

Phone Number:

Information:  (217)774-3951
Additional Information