Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Temporary Recreation Area Closings at Lake Shelbyville for Youth Deer Hunt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-St. Louis District will hold a Youth Deer Hunt at Lake Shelbyville on October 8 & 9, 2011.  The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas previously closed for the season.  As a safety precaution Lone Point Campground, excluding the boat ramp and all of Wilborn Creek, Opossum Creek and Whitley Creek Recreation Areas will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 2:00 p.m. October 7, 2011 to 7:00 p.m. October 9, 2011.

 These closings include boat ramps located within Opossum Creek, Wilborn Creek and Whitley Creek Recreation Areas.  Ramps remaining open during this period include those in Dam West, Lone Point, Lithia Springs and Bo Wood Recreation Areas, Wolf Creek and Eagle Creek State Parks and all secondary ramps. 
 For more information contact the Lake Shelbyville Environmental Stewardship Department at (217) 774-3951 ext 4.

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