Beaches, boat ramps remain open at Lake Shelbyville

Beaches, boat ramps remain open at Lake Shelbyville

SHELBYVILLE — While the water levels at Lake Shelbyville are below a normal summer level, beaches and boat ramps at the lake remain open.

The lake level was 598.31 feet above sea level on Friday, which is 1.39 feet below normal, according to Doug Vogel, interpretive services and outreach ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Vogel said all beaches and boat ramps along with other recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville are open over the Labor Day weekend, but he said there may be sand bars and tree stumps not visible when the water is low. People are asked to watch for shallow areas.

The lake's beaches are expected to close for the season after Labor Day.

For more information, call the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville Project Office at 217-774-3951.

Sections (2):News, Local
Categories (2):News, Parks and Recreation
Location (2):Local, Moultrie County

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