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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

Carlyle Lake Tri Event and Temporary Road Closures
9/14/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake, in partnership with MSE Racing, will host the Carlyle Lake Tri on Sunday, 19 September 2021. The triathlon will begin in the Dam West Day...
Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake
8/30/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for a fun and safe weekend celebrating Labor Day at Carlyle Lake. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other...
Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake
8/23/2021
CARLYLE LAKE – Searching for a fun, outdoor activity? Look no further than the Carlyle Lake Geocache Trail! The new and improved geocache trail is a perfect activity for the entire family. It will...

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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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