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Camping Opportunities at Carlyle Lake in 2013

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Posted 4/15/2013

Release no. 12-021


Contact
Doug Wasmuth
618-594-2484
doug.wasmuth digat usace-digdot-army-digdot-mil

Carlyle Lake – The 2013 camping season will begin with the opening of Dam West and McNair Campgrounds on April 1st. Boulder Campground will open on April 15th and the Coles Creek and Lotus Group area on May 1st. The Dam East Spillway Campground and the Eldon Hazlet State Park are open year-round.

Dam West Campground
• Open April 1 – Oct 31
• $18-$26/night
• Full Hookup, electric, extended stay, ABA accessible, and buddy sites available
• Playground, basketball court, and an outdoor amphitheater
• Laundry facilities, shower buildings, comfort stations, and a dump station

Coles Creek Campground
• Open May 1 – Sept 30
• $16-$24/night
• Full hookup, electric only, ABA accessible, buddy sites
• Group camping available ( Area A (loop2), Area B (loop 3) and Lotus Group Area, )
• Swimming beach, basketball court, playground, Frisbee golf course, and an outdoor amphitheater
• Laundry facilities, shower buildings, comfort stations, and a dump station

Boulder Campground
• Open April 15 – Oct 15
• $16-$24/night
• Full hookup, electric only, ABA accessible, and buddy sites available
• Laundry facilities, shower building, comfort stations, and a dump station
• Playground and an outdoor amphitheater

McNair Campground
• Open April 1 – Oct 31
• $18/night
• Electric sites
• Group camping available (Area C) $50/night
• Laundry facilities, shower buildings, comfort stations, and a dump station
• Playground, swimming beach, and the Chipmunk Nature Trail

Dam East Spillway Campground
• Open year-round
• $14/night
• Electric sites
• Comfort stations

Eldon Hazlet State Park
• Open year-round
• $8-$20/site
• Cabins and Cottages available
• Laundry facilities, shower house, comfort station, and a dump station
• Archery range, basketball court, playground, and hiking trails

Reservations for group camping and individual sites at Dam West, McNair, Coles Creek, and Boulder Campgrounds can be made through the National Reservation and Recreation Services (NRRS) at www.recreation.gov, or by calling toll free at 1-877-444-6777or TDD at 1-877-833-6777. Reservations for individual campsites in Eldon Hazlet State Park can be made by calling toll free (800) 246-5082 or online at www.reserveamerica.com.

For more information or to get a copy of the 2012 Carlyle Lake Park Information Guide, contact the Carlyle Lake Project office at (618) 594-2484 or email at carlylelake@usace.army.mil.