Fred Bollow Conservation Area

Driving Directions

In Shelbyville one block south of Highways 15 and 168 and Route K, continue south on Fifth Street to the cemetery.


This is a forest area.

About This Area

The 41-acre Fred Bollow Conservation Area was donated to the Conservation Commission by Fred and Mary Bollow in March of 1971, "to be held in trust for the use and benefit of the public forever." The intent of the donation/area was to provide local youth with a place to hunt.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack  Except during all firearms deer and turkey seasons. 
Hunting-Deer Good population. See regulations.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and annual Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
No Developed Facilities

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
No Identified Features

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 41.00 Wet mesic bottomland forest. 
Total Area Acres:41.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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