Did you find your favorite spot?  Are you catching tons of fish?  There is no need to leave that spot to eat.  Just call (815) 824 2481 and order your food and we will deliver right to your boat.  Then come in after your trip for a cold beer or ice cream, watch your favorite sports team, and tell us your fishing stories.

Shabbona Lake State Park is blessed to have the area’s most popular Café’. It is called Pokanoka’s Café, named after Chief Shabbona’s Wife. Pokanoka’s overlooks scenic Shabbona Lake with a magnificent view through very large glass windows. The 60 seat Café also has outdoor seating, with a decorative pergola, for an additional 40 diners.

Pokanoka’s Hours For 2020:

April 1st  – Memorial Day Weekend
Saturdays & Sundays 11AM – 4PM

Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend
Monday – Thursday 11 AM – 4 PM
Friday 11 AM – 8 PM
Saturday 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 7 PM

Labor Day – Columbus Day
Saturday and Sunday 11AM – 4PM

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WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR SEASON!!!!!!!!  Lakeside Bait, Tackle and Boat Rental is open 7 days a week 6 am to 7 pm.   Boat rentals will be available from 7 AM to 6 PM daily.  Pokanoka’s Cafe is open 7 days a week Monday to Friday 11 AM to 4 PM and Saturday and Sundays 11 AM to 6 PM.  The Camp Store is open Monday to Thursday 5 PM to 8 PM, Friday & Saturday 12 PM to 8 PM and Sunday 8 AM to 12 PM.  YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK WHILE IN THE CONCESSION BUILDING.  WHILE ON OUR RENTALS BOATS WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU WEAR A MASK.  WE WILL HAVE MASKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE FOR $2.00 EACH.

We ask that all our customers please be patient as we will be opening in the middle of our season, training new employees and implementing new safety regulations

The 4th of July fireworks at Shabbona Lake State Park have been cancelled.