Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting

2016 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss dam safety and 2016 water control operations. 

Hunter Ethics

Hunter Ethics With the fall hunting season underway, hunters are reminded of their obligation to practice ethical and safe hunting while in the field.  Remember, your personal ethics might not match your neighbors, but certain guidelines do pertain to all hunters. Trespassing leads the list of illegal and unethical practices by hunters.  Hunters must obtain

Hunting Opportunities for Sportsmen with Disabilities

Waterfowl Hunting Opportunities for Sportsmen with Disabilities The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to announce waterfowl hunting opportunities for sportsmen with disabilities at Carlyle Lake. Two accessible waterfowl blinds will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the 2016-2017 Illinois South Central Zone Waterfowl Season. The first blind is located at the

Day Use Fees Waived On Veterans Day

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announces the waiver of day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver

Closure of South Shore State Park

Closure of South Shore State Park Due to several years of reduced budgets by the State of Illinois and lack of maintenance, the South Shore State Park facilities have become degraded, resulting in unsafe conditions and minimal useable recreation facilities.  As a result, the Corps of Engineers has terminated the lease and closed the area

Fall Opportunities at Carlyle Lake

Camping Fall is a beautiful time for camping!  Enjoy the cool fall temperatures with family and friends while roasting hot dogs and marshmallows over a crackling campfire.  Carlyle Lake offers opportunities at several campgrounds that stay open for fall camping.  Dam West and McNair Campgrounds will be open through 4 p.m. Sunday, November 1st, Boulder

Election Petitions

Petitions for the April 4, 2017 elections are available at Carlyle City Hall Petitions may be taken out for… • Mayor • City Clerk • Alderman Ward 1 • Alderman Ward 2 • Alderman Ward 3 • Alderman Ward 4 City of Carlyle Ward MapDownload Here Petitions must be filed at Carlyle City Hall by

Temporary Closure of Boat Ramp

Temporary Closure of the Dam East Boat Ramp The Dam East Boat Ramp and High Water Ramp will be temporarily closed from Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 18, 2016.  This closure is necessary to provide public safety and support the 2016 Outdoorsman Show at the Fish House Restaurant. During this timeframe, visitors should use

Football Frenzy

Be ready to party before the Carlyle Indians home football games… It’s going to be a Football Tailgate Frenzy in the parking lot! The Indians football family invites you to put together a tailgate at this year’s home games. Collect your school club, your family, your business and/or your friends and join the Indians for a

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. Please read the Corp News