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LONE POINT, IL

Lone Point is a secluded campground that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois. This facility has a variety of campsites that can accommodate large and small groups, as well as individuals. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities...
Status: Closed through Wed May 20 2015   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • One RV and three tents or four tents per campsite
  • Tent camping is permitted, but not recommended for some sites
  • The adjacent Lone Point Day Use Area has a reservable picnic shelter and individual picnic sites
  • The banks are steep and it may be difficult to get to the water from many sites
  • Hikers may want to call the park for Chief Illini Trail status prior to planning a trip; trail is occasionally closed for repairs
  • 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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Overview

Overview

Lone Point is a secluded campground that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois.

This facility has a variety of campsites that can accommodate large and small groups, as well as individuals. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing.

Natural Features:

The Lone Point area is heavily forested with plenty of shade. Oak and hickory are the lake region's dominant tree species. 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. Visitors have access to a boat ramp, as well as an additional multi-lane boat ramp and courtesy dock at the adjacent Lone Point Day Use Area.

For those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake.

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

Hikers can explore the lake shore using a number of trails, including the 11-mile Chief Illini backpacking trail, which begins nearby and runs along the edge of the lake.

Facilities:

Lone Point has a variety of sites for large or small groups. Each of the group camping areas can hold 60-80 people and accommodate multiple camping units.

The facility provides amenities like flush toilets, showers, a playground, 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

GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC

Wed Sep 24 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Wed Sep 24 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

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

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Wed Sep 24 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

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

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Wed Sep 24 2014 - Fri Mar 20 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 21 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Trails
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 21 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$32.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $80.00-$160.00

*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):
39.45222, -88.74028
39°27'8"N, 88°44'25"W

From Shelbyville, Illinois, go 4.5 miles north on State Route 128 to County Road 1750 N. Turn right and drive 0.9 miles to County Road 1900 E, then make a left and go 0.35 mile. Turn right onto County Road 1785 N and continue 2.5 miles to County Road 2150 E. Turn right and go 0.7 mile to County Road 1725 N, then take a left and travel 0.25 mile to County Road 2175 E. Turn right and continue 0.7 mile to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LONE POINT
RR 4 BOX 128B
SHELBYVILLE  IL  62565

Phone Number:

Information:  (217)774-3951
Additional Information