Eagle Creek State Recreation Area


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Eagle Creek State Recreation Area


Location:East central Illinois, 4 miles southeast of Findlay on the west side of Lake Shelbyville.
Facilities:35 Class A campsites (with electricity, showers and other facilities), Class B/S campsites (with showers and vehicle access), Class D campsites (primitive), organized group camp area, 138-room resort, conference center, restaurant, lounge, swimming pool, picnic areas, 3 nature trails, backpacking trail (12 miles), cross-country ski trail (3 miles), boat ramp, 2 marinas.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:The Flood Control Act of 1958 authorized the Shelbyville Reservoir Project, which involved construction of a dam and creation of a lake. This natural resource management area includes both Eagle Creek State Recreation Area and Wolf Creek State Park (see separate entry), which face each other across Lake Shelbyville.
Address:PO Box 16
Findlay, IL 62534

Phone:217-756-8260
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R3/EAGLECRK.HTM
Size: 2,200 acres.

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The State of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will accept proposals from responsible Vendors interested in the management of the bent grass golf course in Eagle Creek State Recreation Area located in Findlay, Illinois.
mandatory vendor conference will be held July 31, 2014 at 10:30 am at the Eagle Creek State Recreation Area, Park Office 2341 Eagle Creek Rd Findlay, IL 62534.