KWA Showcase

The Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA), the Lower Kaskaskia Stakeholders, Inc. (LKSI) and the US Army Corps of Engineers welcome’s everyone to the 17th Annual Showcase. This year‘s theme is “KASKASKIA RIVER – Past Dreams & Future Visions” We will highlight past accomplishments, new facilities, and future visions of the Kaskaskia River. You are invited

Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake

Carlyle Lake offers the outdoor sportsman 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 lands and waters at Carlyle Lake. More than 10,000 acres of public lands are open to public hunting to which all-current Illinois game laws

CLINTON COUNTY PHOTO CONTEST

Clinton County is sponsoring a photography contest that will run from: July 17 to September 30, 2017. We are seeking photos that showcase Clinton County’s natural landscapes and unique events. The photos will be used on tourism websites, county websites, and promotional material to showcase our great county.   All photographs must fit one of the

Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake are always preparing for a fun and safe weekend.  Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an abundance of recreation opportunities.  While participating in water related recreation activities, always wear your life jacket. Camping Opportunities • Dam West, Coles

Temporary Closures at Carlyle Lake

Temporary Closures at Carlyle Lake for the 50th Anniversary Celebration On June 9-11, 2017 the Carlyle Lake Project Office in cooperation with the City of Carlyle will be hosting the Carlyle Lake 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Dam West Recreation Area.  In order to accommodate the event setup and provide public safety, the Dam West

Preventing Major Flood Damage

Lake Shelbyville & Carlyle Lake Prevent Major Flood Damage  As of 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 453.29 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The average inflow from May 1st through May 4th was

Carlyle Lake Update

As of 7 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2017 The pool elevation was 450.14 NGVD with a release rate of approximately 9,500 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Thursday, June 1, 2017 was approximately 2,400 day second feet (dsf). The Carlyle Lake pool continues to recede after cresting nearly 12 feet above the

Temporary Facility Closures

Temporary Facility Closures at Carlyle Lake The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be temporarily closing: • Dam West Boat Ramp, and Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area from 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 • The Keyesport Boat Ramp will

Temporary Road Closure

Temporary Road Closures at Carlyle Lake The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be temporarily closing Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area from 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Also, portions of the Saddle Dam II roadway will be closed on

Opening of the Dam East Recreation Area

Opening of the Dam East Recreation Area The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will reopen a portion of the area, formerly known as the South Shore State Park on April 12, 2017. The newly opened Day Use Area, now part of the Dam East Recreation Area, will provide visitors an opportunity to