City Wide Clean-Up Week

The City Wide Clean-Up Week is scheduled for September 24th - 27th for residents within the city limits of Carlyle. A dumpster will be available at the Street & Alley Shed located at 1811 Washington Street. Hours items will be accepted are: September 24th-26th from 7a.m. to 5 p.m., and September 27th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please see the attached notice for more information:   Clean Up Week

There is an on-site playground and plenty of open space for children to play in, as well as an amphitheater for educational programs. McNair Group Area has one reservable group picnic shelter that accommodate up to 80 people, as well as 32 first-come, first-served individual campsites.


• Accessible Campsites
• Beach
• Biking
• Birding
• Boat Ramp
• Boating
• Campfire Rings
• Dock
• Drinking Water

• Dump Station
• Fish Cleaning Stations
• Fishing
• Flush Toilets
• Grills
• Hiking
• Jet Skiing
• Lake Access
• Parking Area

• Picnic Shelters
• Playground
• Self Pay Station
• Showers
• Swimming
• Tent Pads
• Trash Collection
• Water Skiing
• Wildlife Viewing


The area provides fun both on the water and on shore. Boat ramps and courtesy docks are provided, and the vast lake allows for plenty of water sports. Fishing is a popular pastime, and white bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, largemouth bass, freshwater drum, carp, flathead catfish and walleye can be found in abundance.

The facility also provides a swimming beach, bathhouses and laundry facilities. McNair has a nature trail and a multi-use trail, and is connected to the Dam East facilities.



GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 38.60833, -89.325 38°36’30″N, 89°19’30″W

From I-57, take Old U.S. Highway 50 west for 22 miles to the Dam East Entrance road. Turn north and continue through the four-way intersection to the McNair Group Area.

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