Boulder Day Use Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

The Boulder Day Use Area is located at Carlyle Lake near Carlyle, Illinois. If you and your family are in search of fun, look no further! Whether you are land loving or ready to venture out on the open water, at Carlyle Lake, there is something for everyone! You can visit for the day or pack up for a longer stay in one of the many lakeside campgrounds and enjoy being surrounded by outdoor adventures. Carlyle Lake offers many opportunities for family fun. From boating and sailing on the open waters, to the sandy beaches and shaded picnic areas, we are sure that you will find plenty of things to do. While here, visitors enjoy a leisurely stroll across the Main Dam; cycle around the lake, or a strenuous workout along the miles of Hiking trails. Each year the Corps of Engineers, along with its partners, Sponsors many special events. Carlyle lake is also known for excellent fishing and hunting areas.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Garbage Service
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Photography
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Public Marina
  • Reservoir
  • Sheltered Dining Area
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Tent Pad
  • Vault Toilet
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 30 2010 -
Oct 14 2010
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00
Peak Season
Apr 30 2011 -
Oct 14 2011
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. Group shelters may be reserved from May 1- October 31. Shelter hours are 8:00am until 10:00pm daily.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Boulder Day Use
Campground Phone: 618-594-5253
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Belleville, IL
618-594-5253

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More About Boulder Day Use Campground

Boulder Day Use is a campground located in Belleville, Illinois. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -90.53583 latitude, and -90.53583 longitude into your GPS device.

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