About Shagbark Group Area
Congratulations! Youve just discovered the perfect place to enjoy a wide variety of activities, events and nature at its best. Even a short visit to Rend Lake will impress you with the versatility of this magnificent area. Whether youre looking for high adventure, a peaceful retreat, or something in between, youll find it here. Natural Features: Shagbark Group Area sits along the banks of Rend Lake in the heart of Southern Illinois. Rend Lake is made up of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land. Wildlife in the area includes white tailed deer, wild turkey, fox, raccoon, opossum, waterfowl, and others as seasons change throughout the year. Recreation: Take a leisurely morning stroll, ski or sail lake waters, spend the afternoon viewing inspiring art exhibits and end your day by the warm glow of a campfire under starry night skies. The fields, forests and waters of Rend Lake provide a natural haven for wildlife and an outdoor wonderland for you. Boat, hike, fish, hunt, swim, and explore at your leisure. If you prefer a little less nature, visit one of the resorts around the lake and delight in superb lodging and dining. Just minutes away youll find golf, trap and skeet, arts, antiques, museums, wineries, and more. Facilities: Shagbark Group Area Campground can accommodate up to 200 campers. The campground consists of electric hookups, flush toilets, showers, and drinking water, in order to create a comfortable camping experience. ACTIVITIES Biking Boating Interpretive Programs Fishing Hunting Day Use Area: Amphitheater
US Army Corps of Engineers
Shagbark Group Area is located in Illinois
From I-57 take take exit 77 and turn west onto Route 154. Turn south onto Rend City Road and continue to the camp. Shagbark Group Area is located within North Sandusky Campground.
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