Lone Point Group Camp is a secluded group camp that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois.
This facility has 10 full-hookup 30 AMP sites that can accommodate large and small groups. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing.
Lone point Group Camp consists of 10 full-hookup 30 AMP sites which can accommodate a total of 10 RVs and 30 tents, or 40 tents alone. The group area also provides a picnic shelter, group firepit, and swings.
The facility provides amenities like flush toilets, showers, a playground, dump station and boat ramp.
Group Leader is responsible for checking in at the Lone Point Campground fee booth during operating hours to receive tags and information.
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
Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
Group Campsite Dimensions
Site 1: 10 x 80
Site 2: 10 x 63
Site 3: 10 x 60
Site 4: 10 x 74
Site 5: 10 x 80
Site 6: 12 x 45
Site 7: 10 x 66
Site 8: 10 x 50
Site 9: 10 x 63
Site 10: 10 x 80
*Note: Dimensions do not include picnic area pad*
The Lone Point Group Camp 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.
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.
Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Visitors have access to a 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.
1989 State Hwy 16 Shelbyville IL 62565