EAGLE CREEK STATE PARK
Eagle Creek State Park is located on the west side of Lake Shelbyville, an enormous manmade lake in the woodlands of east-central Illinois.
Activities: There’s a 12-mile trail for backpacking and hiking, along with several other trails. Cross-country skiing is possible on some trails in the winter. Fishing is available, and hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Camping is allowed at one designated primitive area on the 12-mile backpack trail. It’s necessary to register first at the park office before starting out.
For Further Information: Eagle Creek State Park, RR 1, P.O. Box 6, Findlay, IL 62534; (217)756-8260.