Weekend Activities At Carlyle Lake

Lifestyle
July 17, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Carlyle Lake Project offers an abundance of recreation opportunities for lake visitors. Dam West, Coles Creek, and Boulder Campgrounds are open with sites available on a first-come-first-serve basis and through reservation by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service at 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov. McNair and Dam East Campgrounds are open on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Eldon Hazlet State Park is also open and has sites available first-come, first-serve or online at www.reserveamerica.com

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers educational programs in the campgrounds and beaches every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the recreation season. Presentations are free and open to the public.

Friday, July 19th:

8:00 p.m. West Bay Amphitheater, Dam West Campground – Campground Olympics

8:00 p.m. Cattail Cove Amphitheater, Coles Creek Campground – Nocturnal Animals

8:00 p.m. Brewster Creek Amphitheater, Boulder Campground – What’s Cooking on the Campfire?

Saturday, July 20th:

9:00 a.m. Light Up the Night – Carlyle Lake Visitor Center

2:30 p.m. Dam West Beach- Water Safety Games

3:30 p.m. Coles Creek Beach – Water Safety Games

3:30 p.m. Keyesport Beach – Water Safety Games

8:00 p.m. West Bay Amphitheater, Dam West Campground – What’s Cooking on the Campfire

8:00 p.m. Cattail Cove Amphitheater, Coles Creek Campground – Campfire Olympics

8:00 p.m. Brewster Creek Amphitheater, Boulder Campground –Nocturnal Animals

Sunday, July 21st:

2:30 p.m. Dam West Beach- Water Safety Games

3:30 p.m. Coles Creek Beach – Water Safety Games

3:30 p.m. Keyesport Beach – Water Safety Games

The Carlyle Lake Visitor Center is open daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Visitor Center has exhibits, an informational video on Carlyle Lake, a gift shop, and brochures to help you 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.

For more information contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or e-mail us at carlylelake@usace.army.mil.

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