Streets to be Oiled & Chipped

The City of Carlyle Street & Alley Department will oil & chip All Streets South of Route 50 on July 23, 24 & 25. Streets will be marked with No Parking signs with said dates. Please Do Not Park on the assigned streets for these dates. Any vehicle remaining on the street after being posted for these dates will be towed at the owner's expense. Please note, private driveways & parking areas will not be oiled by the City. For any questions please contact City Hall at 594-2468.

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.

Amenities


• 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

Overview

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.

MCNAIR GROUP RECREATION AREA 801 LAKE ROAD CARLYLE IL 62231-9703 PH: (618)594-5253

Directions

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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