Carlyle Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area

Carlyle Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area


Location:West central Illinois, 60 miles east of Saint Louis, near Vandalia at the southwestern tip of Fayette County.
Facilities:Boat ramps.
Activities:Hunting, trapping (with restrictions), fishing, birdwatching.
Special Features:As a major stopping point for migrating ducks and geese, area offers excellent waterfowl hunting opportunities. Fishing is available on more than 2,000 acres of the lake and on the Kaskaskia River.
Address:RR 2
Vandalia, IL 62471

Phone:618-425-3533
Web: dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R4/CARLYLE.HTM
Size: 9,500 acres.

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