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Take a 360 virtual tour of Carlyle Lake. Navigate to specific recreation areas around the lake to view scenes from the area.
Endless possibilities await you at Carlyle Lake. Grab your gear and enjoy the abundant camping opportunities at six developed campgrounds. Hit the water for boating, fishing and swimming; from a relaxing sailboat excursion to fast-paced waterskiing, the 26,000 acres of water in Illinois’s largest man-made lake is ready when you are.

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Latest News Releases

Eagle Watch Event at General Dean Recreation Area
1/5/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the annual Eagle Watch event at the General Dean Recreation Area between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday January 30th, 2021. The World...
Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Recycling Project
1/4/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used, real Christmas trees for the annual Christmas Tree Recycling Project. The Corps of Engineers, along with the...
Boundary Maintenance Work at Carlyle Lake
12/8/2020
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be performing boundary maintenance work from December 14, 2020 through January 15, 2021 on multiple sections of the boundary line...

Carlyle Lake

Contact

Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Carlyle Lake Project Office
801 Lake Road
Carlyle, Illinois 62231

Telephone:
Phone: (618) 594-2484 

Email:
CarlyleLake@usace.army.mil

Office Hours:
Hours: M-F 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
April 6 – May 19: Sat & Sun
May 20 – Sept. 2: Daily
Sept. 7 – Sept. 29: Sat & Sun


Camping Reservations: 
1-877-444-6777


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