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.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers educational programs in the campgrounds and at the beaches on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Presentations are free and open to the public.
Each week be sure to check out the Corp News Release for information on campsites, activities & programs being offered at the campgrounds for the weekend.
The Visitor Center has exhibits, a gift shop, and brochures to help plan your stay at Carlyle Lake.
Life jackets are available at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center through the “Life Jacket Loan Program.” For a $5.00 deposit, a life jacket can be borrowed for the day. When the life jacket is returned in good condition, the deposit will be refunded. Please remember to always wear your life jacket when in, on, or around the water. Life jacket loaner stations are also available at Keyesport, Dam West, McNair, and Coles Creek beaches and boat ramps.
Please read the Corp News Release for information on Water Safety… Corp NR 14-27 Safety Message
For more information contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or e-mail at email@example.com