Eldon Hazlet State Park

Overview

Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area is probably best known for its camping facilities. The Illini Campground has 328 Class A campsites with 30 and 50 amp electrical hook-ups, 36 Class C campsites for walk-in tent camping and two rustic Rent-A-Cabins.

The campground occupies almost 1 1/2 miles of the Carlyle Lake shoreline, and most of the campsites are within easy reach of the water. Many campers keep their boats in the coves located along the campground.

Amenities


• Amphitheater
• Archery Range
• Basketball Court
• Bird Watching
• Boat Ramps
• Rent-a-Cabins
• Campground Host
Hazlet Cottages
• Dock, Fishing
• Dump Station, Camper
• Fire Rings

• Fish Cleaning Station
• Fishing
• Grills
• Hiking Trail
• Horseshoe Pits
• Hunting
• Interpretive Trail
• Laundry
• Office
• Parking
• Picnic Area

• Playground
• Restrooms
• Retail, Store/Gift Shop
• Swimming
• Toilet, Pit/Vault
• Viewing Platform/Overlook
• Volleyball
• Water, Drinking
• Wildlife Viewing

Campground Store & Public Pool

The Eldon Hazlet Campground Store, located at the entrance to the Illini Campground, is a 2,000-square-foot store which contains groceries, camping and fishing supplies, clothes, live bait, ice and firewood. A public laundry room and outdoor patio are also available.

eldon-poolA public swimming pool is located behind the campground store. The pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. With a zero entry to 4 1/2 foot depth and staffed by a lifeguard, the pool is ideal for families with small children. Maximum capacity is 450 swimmers. A user fee is required.

Please call (618) 594-8701 for information regarding the Store or the Pool.

Directions

ELDON HAZLET STATE PARK
20100 HAZLET PARK ROAD
CARLYLE, IL 62231
(618) 594-3015

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