Village Park

Swimming pool, tennis courts, ball diamonds, soccer field, hockey rink, walking path, playground, sand volleyball court, basketball court, horseshoe pits and picnic facilities.

Breese North Park

Swimming pool, ball diamonds, tennis courts, shelters, multiple playgrounds, stage for plays and performances.

West Access Marina

Year-round facility on the southwest end of Carlyle Lake; safe, clean facilities, ideally situated for water sports, sailing, fishing and lounging.

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, … Continue reading

Trade Winds Marina

Able to accommodate boats up to 45 ft in covered slips and 40 ft in open slips, Trade Winds Marina is a great place to park your boat. The clubhouse features showers, restrooms, and a lounging area for members. A … Continue reading

Carlyle Sailing Association

Located in Eldon Hazlet State Park, the marina offers launching facilities, a clubhouse and other amenities. They organize several sailing regattas from May through October.

South Shore State Park

Southeast side of Carlyle Lake, fishing, boating, picnicking, and controlled deer hunting.

Eldon Hazlet State Park

3,000 acre site on the west side of Carlyle Lake; camping, boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, bird watching, hiking, swimming pool