US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District

Carlyle Lake Paddle Map
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

Firewood Cutting Opportunity at Carlyle Lake
10/7/2019
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will offer the opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut up downed trees for firewood at Boulder and Coles Creek...
Fall Events at Carlyle Lake
10/7/2019
CARLYLE LAKE – Fall is a beautiful time to enjoy the outdoors and the events at Carlyle Lake will keep you busy the entire season! Boulder Campground will be open through 12:00p.m. Monday, 14 October...
Carlyle Lake Pool Update
8/26/2019
CARLYLE LAKE - As of 9:00 a.m. on Friday, 23 August 2019 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 450.38 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The current release rate is...

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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