Tag: Outdoor Recreation in Carlyle

  • Lakeside Orchard

    Located next to Carlyle Lake, the orchard is open in the summer for peaches that are hand-picked at maturity for ultimate sweetness.

  • Hickory Shores Resort

    Hickory Shores has been active for more than 25 years! Make Hickory Shores Resort a yearly destination for your family fun! There is so much to do in so little time, so book your stay, today!! Carlyle offers hunting, fishing, golf, swimming, and much more! Did we mention it is Read more [...]

  • Governor’s Run Golf & Country Club

    Governors Run hosts 18 holes of championship golf, a full service Pro Shop and the Gov Run Bar & Grille. The 7,013 yard Championship Course has 13 lakes scattered throughout the par 72 layout. It boasts 5 sets of tees to accommodate all skill levels. Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” Read more [...]

  • Carlyle Sailing Association

    Located in Eldon Hazlet State Park, the marina offers launching facilities, a clubhouse and other amenities for your use. Open to the sailing public, the association organizes several sailing regattas from May through October. The harbor accommodates more than 280 boats in ‘dry sail’ plus 100 beach cats. It also Read more [...]

  • Carlyle Lake Prairie View Trail

    The trail runs from the Carlyle Lake Visitor’s Center (Trailhead) east for 10 miles across the Carlyle Lake/Kaskaskia River Dam and the saddle dams. The surface is black top and concrete with some crushed rock surface on the eastern end.

  • Carlyle Lake

    The largest man-made lake in Illinois (26,000 acres), Carlyle Lake is a premier location for outdoor sports. Well known to sailers, it is one of the best and most challenging for sailboats. There is also boating, fishing, hunting, bird watching, sand beaches and camping areas. Hotels, cabins and golf courses Read more [...]

  • Boulder Marina

    The Marina is on the east side of Carlyle Lake adjacent to the Boulder Recreation Area. It has modern concrete docks, water and electric service, a gas dock and ship’s store, boat lifts, private ramp and more.