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Location: Trail runs from Lone Point Recreation Area to Eagle Creek State Park, following the west shores of Lake Shelbyville.
Lone Point Recreation Area is located:
1653 N 2175 East Rd. Findlay, IL 62534
GPS Coordinates: 39°27’20.14”N 88°44’18.24”W
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. White blazes, post markings, and mile markers make this intermediate level trail easy to follow.
Maps of the Illini Trail as well as other trails at Lake Shelbyville can be located at http://www.tinyurl.com/lakeshelbyville
Chief Illini Hike Patches
Earn the Chief Illini hike patch by hiking the entire 11 miles.
Earn the Little Chief Illini hike patch by hiking the first two miles of the trail.
To Order, send the following information to:
Order of the Arrow
Chief Illini Trail
262 West Prairie Ave
Decatur, IL 62523
Unit #: _________________
Qty of Chief Illini Patches (@ $3.00 each): __________
Qty of Little Illini Patches (@ $3.00 each): ___________
+ Postage & Handling: $2.00
Total Enclosed: _________________
*prices are subject to change
*credit card is accepted by phone: 800-416-2328
Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 34%
Maximum Grade: 58%
Elevation Low Point: 606
Elevation High Point: 695
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1990
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: Lake Shelbyville US Army Corps of Engineers
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Assistant Operations Manager
US Army Corps of Engineers
1989 State HWY 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565
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