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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

Annual Car Show and Haunted Trail Cancelled
8/5/2020
CARLYLE LAKE – Due to public health concerns over the rise of coronavirus cases in the region, the annual Cruz-In the Dam Car Show, which was to be held on August 14 at Mariner’s Village, is...
Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake
7/30/2020
CARLYLE LAKE – Carlyle Lake offers a variety of late summer hunting opportunities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources work together to manage public...
US Army Corps of Engineers Campground Openings at Carlyle Lake
6/2/2020
Carlyle Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Carlyle Lake is pleased to announce the opening of campgrounds at Carlyle Lake for the recreation season at noon on Monday, June 1, 2020...

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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