Hiking and Nature In Sullivan
Surrounding Lake Shelbyville are a variety of hiking trails, from .7 to 11 miles long. Trails are found in lake access areas managed by the Lake Shelbyvlle Management, Army Corps of Engineers & Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Lake Shelbyville Management Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1989 State Highway 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565
More info here...
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Eagle Creek & Wolf Creek State Parks
P.O. Box 16, Findlay, IL 62534
Eagle Creek Info here....
Wolf Creek Info...
Tabor Park Trails
Tabor Park offers jogging or hiking trails complete with exercise stations, and is handicapped accessible. It is located along tree-lined Asa Creek, and also features prairie grasses and some picnic facilities.
Camp Camfield Trails
Located near Sullivan, Illinois, Camp Camfield consists of three trails with a total of nearly 7 miles. Camp Camfield trail is designated as a National Recreation Trail system and is maintained and operated as a mountain biking/hiking, family oriented trail. Central Illinois Mountain Bike Association (CIMBA) maintains this trail system.
Okaw Bluff Trail
This trail is located at the entrance of the Okaw Bluff Group Camp. The trail, which winds along a bluff overlooking the lake and is beside a 100 acre wetlands, includes two photography stands and a wetland/waterfowl viewing stand. The Great Blue Heron, Spotted Sandpiper, and Canada Goose are a few of the species you may encounter. Be sure to bring a camera!
Chief Illini Trail
The Chief Illini Trail, a registered National Recreation Trail, is a scenic journey along the edge of Lake Shelbyville. This point-to-point trail winds across rolling hills and open prairies offering close-up views of the lake. You may begin the trail at either Lone Point Recreation Area or Eagle Creek State Park.