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Carlyle Lake
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Carlyle, IL 62231-9703
Phone: (618) 594-2484

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NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/

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Directions: 50 miles east of St. Louis, MO on US 50.

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Factoid: Water-oriented outdoor recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, and hunting. Expecially attractive to sailboaters. Illinois' largest lake.

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Recreation areas 1 - 20 of 41 at Carlyle Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Bobwhite Access                    
Boulder Marina     X X X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Boulder Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E D   X X   C A GS X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Brewster Creek Access                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Carlyle Lake Visitor Center             A       F
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Carrigan Access                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Catfish Cove Access                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Coles Creek Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E G D   X X   C A GS X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam East Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E G D   X X     A GS X BE M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam East Spillway  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E         C A GS X   M
Dam West Marina     X X X         M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam West Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E D X X X   C P A GS X BE P M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam West Spillway  Link ro reservation at rec.gov           C P A GS X   H M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Elmwood Access                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area General Dean Recreation Area       X     A       M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Grasher Creek Access                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Horseshoe Island Boat Access       X            
Idnr Hazlet State Park E N G D   X X X D C P A GS X   I M
Idnr South Shore State Park       X     A GS X   I M
Idnr Wildlife Management Area       X            
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EElectric Campsites
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GGroup Camping
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SSnow Mobile Trails
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MMultipurpose Trails


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