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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area, IL

Located in East Central Illinois - just a short drive from Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Effingham and other surrounding communities, Eagle Creek State Park is situated on the central part of beautiful Lake Shelbyville and provides the perfect setting outdoor recreation and natural...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Feb 28 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
Shelter Reservations are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department, in this circumstance the Site Manager will contact you prior to your reservation date to cancel and issue your refund.

For a campsite, a "Single Family" consisting of 4 related adults with or without children occupying the same shelter are allowed; or a "Single Group" consisting of 4 unrelated adults with or without children occupying the same shelter are allowed.
A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.
Pets must be leashed and attended at all times and all waste must be attended to properly.
For the sake of all campers, disorderly conduct or unreasonable noise will not be permitted.
Quiet hours are 10:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m.
Wolf Creek State Park offers a swimming beach. The cost is $1.00 per person.
Illinois Administrative Code governs visiting and camping at all State Facilities. Please visit our website at dnr.state.il.us for complete information regarding rules and regulations or contact the site prior to your visit.
Actions by nature can result in closed roads and other facilities. Please check ahead of your visit for information on such closures.
We hope you enjoy your stay. Remember, take only memories, leave only footprints.
For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 217-756-8260
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Campfire Standard 4 21 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Campfire Standard 4 30 Back-In
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Campfire Standard 4 35 Back-In
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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Group Camp 40 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Group Camp 25
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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Group Camp 15
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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Shelter 64 Accessible
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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area Shelter 48 Accessible
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Hawk Lane Standard 4 25 Back-In
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Hawk Lane Standard 4 26 Back-In
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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.
Overview

Description

Located in East Central Illinois - just a short drive from Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Effingham and other surrounding communities, Eagle Creek State Park is situated on the central part of beautiful Lake Shelbyville and provides the perfect setting outdoor recreation and natural relaxation for a day, weekend, or even longer. Four miles southeast of Findlay, the site is situated on 11,100 acres of water with 250 miles of shoreline and offer large tracts of carefully maintained indigenous woodland ideal for camping, hiking, fishing, waterskiing, pontoon boating, or just plain bobbing and drifting on the glittering expanse of the lake itself.

Booking Window

Group Camp

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

Shelter

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Tue Sep 01 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Standard

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Walk In Thu Jan 01 2015 Tue Mar 31 2015
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • BATHHOUSE
  • BOAT RAMP
  • CAMPING, BACKCOUNTRY
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Dock, Fishing
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Golf
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Exhibit/Display
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Viewing Platform/Overlook
  • Volleyball Net
  • Water, Drinking
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Cabins
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Church
  • DUMP STATION, MARINA
  • Dock, Boat
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Laundry
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Marina
  • Pay Telephone
  • Propane
  • Rentals, Boat, Motorized
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Town
Within 10 Miles
  • Ball Field
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Horse Rentals
  • Ocean/Beach Access
  • Restaurant
  • Trails, Equestrian
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Catering
  • Cultural Activities
  • Grocery Store
  • HISTORIC STRUCTURE/FEATURE
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Interpretive Center
  • Kennel
  • LODGING, GROUP FACILITIES
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Putt-Putt Course
  • Recycling Station
  • Retail, Supplies
  • River/Stream
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Water Slides
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

CANCELLATION POLICY:

CAMPSITES, CABINS:
Cancellations made prior to the minimum booking window for the facility will be provided a full refund minus the non-refundable $5.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made inside the minimum reservation window, but prior to arrival, will be charged the first nights campsite or cabin use fee as well as the $5.00 reservation fee. All remaining funds will be refunded.

Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater), plus one additional nights campground or cabin use fee and the $5.00 reservation fee. Any remaining funds will be refunded.

No-shows will be charged the full amount of the campsite/cabin reservation fee and the $5.00 reservation fee, without refund.

SHELTERS: The reservation fee for Shelters is $25 for each day the shelter is reserved. All Shelter fees are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department. Upon vacating the site, shelter users are required to remove all personal belongings and place all trash in the appropriate receptacles located at the site. Failure to clean up the area after you leave will result in a disposal fee of $50. Failure to pay the disposal fee will result in denial of future reservations until the fee is paid in full.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
Standard $20.00-$30.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Standard $20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
Walk In Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Mar 31 2015
Standard $20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Standard $20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00-$40.00

*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):
39.49472, -88.71167
39°29'41"N, 88°42'42"W

Located just 1 & 1/2 miles from Findlay, Illinois, Eagle Creek State Park is conveniently located close to I-57 as well as several major highways and state routes. Eagle Creek is approximately 30 miles West from I-57 at Mattoon, Illinois (exit onto Rt. 16 West) and 9 miles North of Shelbyville just off of Hwy. 128
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Eagle Creek State Recreation Area
R.R. 1 Box 198 B
Findlay  IL  62565

Phone Number:

Information:  (217)756-8260
Additional Information