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Carlyle Lake

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Camping

If you are looking to stay in the Carlyle Lake area, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages four campgrounds, open to the public, that are perfect for a weekend-get-away. These campgrounds offer the following accommodations: paved pads, electric hook-up, shower and laundry facilities, shade, and lake side views. Each campground is also equipped with plenty of open grass area and playgrounds for children. Family-friendly activities include weekend interpretive programs in Dam West, Coles Creek, and Boulder Campgrounds as well as tours of the Carlyle lake Main Dam on Sundays.

Please browse the individual campgrounds (listed below) for fees and information. A fourteen-day limit in any one campground is enforced.

Campground Info & Maps

Facilities and Amenities
82 Camping Sites
Electric Sites
Full Hook-up Sites
Buddy Sites
Laundry Facility
Marina Nearby

Boulder Campground Map

Facilities and Amenities
148 Camping Sites
Electric Sites
Full Hook-up Sites
Laundry Facility
Swimming Beach Nearby

Coles Creek Campground Map

Facilities and Amenities
113 Camping Sites
Electric Sites
Full Hook-up Sites
Extended Stay Sites
Laundry Facility
Marina Nearby
Swimming Beach Nearby

Dam West Campground Map

Facilities and Amenities
15 Camping Sites with Electricity
Sites Non-reservable
Adjacent to Tailwater
Open All Year Round

East Spillway Campground Map

Facilities and Amenities
31 Camping Sites
5 Walk-in Sites
Non-reservable
Area C Reservable
5 Electric Sites without Grills
Shelter
Primitive Camping
Beach Nearby

McNair Campground Map

Reservations

Find a Carlyle Lake campground you want to spend a night under the stars at? Reservations can be made through Recreation One Stop by calling toll free at (877) 444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.

Recreation Area Facility Chart

 
Amphitheater
Archery Range
Beach
Boat Ramp
Boat Rental
Cabins
Camping - Full Hookup
Camping - Trailer
Camping - Tent
Camping - Group
Court - Basketball
Court - Tennis
Courtesy Dock
Day Use Fee Area
Drinking Water
Dump Station
Electric Hookup
Fish Cleaning Station
Fuel - Marine
Golf Course
Laundry Facility
Picnic Shelters
Picnic Tables
Playground
Restaurant
Sanitary Pump - Marine
Shower House
Toilet - Flush
Toilet - Vault
Trail - Hiking
Visitor Center
Boulder - COE                      
Boulder Marina - C                        
Coles Creek - COE                      
Dam East - COE                          
Dam West - COE    
Eldon Hazlet - IDNR              
Keyesport - COE                          
McNair Campground - COE                          
Sailing Association - C                
Spillway East - COE                          
Spillway West - COE      
West Access Marina - C      
Trade Winds Marina - C                            
Wildlife Mgmnt Area - IDNR                                                            

⬛ Service/Facility Available Nearby ♿ Wheelchair Accessible ⚫ Service/Supply Within 2 Miles of Area Entrance