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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

Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake
7/27/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – Carlyle Lake offers the outdoor sportsman a variety of late summer hunting opportunities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources work...
Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake
7/27/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle...
Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake: July 23-25
7/21/2021
This time of year is often referred to as the “Dog Days of Summer.” When visiting the lake with your pets, please follow a few simple rules to ensure everyone has a fun and safe visit. Pets must be...

Carlyle Lake

Contact

Carlyle Lake Project Office
Mailing Address:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Carlyle Lake Project Office
801 Lake Road
Carlyle, Illinois 62231
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Telephone:
Phone: (618) 594-2484 

Email:
CarlyleLake@usace.army.mil

Visitor Center Hours:
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
April 3 – May 23: Sat & Sun
May 24 – Sept 10: Daily
Sept 11 – Sept 26: Sat & Sun


Camping Reservations: 
1-877-444-6777


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