America the Beautiful Passes (Senior, Access, Military, 4th Grade, Volunteer, and Federal Recreation Lands Passes) can now be obtained/purchased at the Project Administrative Office, Campgrounds, and Visitor Center. Additional information is available at:http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm or call the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484.
Golden Age and Access Passports are no longer issued by the Corps. However, a USACE Annual Pass is available for a $40 fee. The pass will be valid for a 12 month period from the date of purchase. This pass is valid only at USACE projects for which a day use fee is charged, an Annual Pass is no longer required if you have an America the Beautiful Pass.
BOAT RAMPS: A $5.00 per day boat launch fee is charged at the following boat ramps:
- Dam West
- Dam East
- Coles Creek
PUBLIC BEACHES: A $5.00 per vehicle per day fee is charged the following public beaches:
- Dam West
Pedestrian Day Use Fee is $2.00 per day per person. No fees for children under 16 years of age or current USACE campers with properly displayed tag.