About This Campground
Dam East Recreation Area is situated on the southern shore of Carlyle Lake, a prime getaway for city-dwellers and families. Located 50 miles east of St. Louis, the area offers the peaceful retreat of a small town combined with the grandeur of Illinois largest man-made lake. Natural Features:…
- Tent Sites
- Tent Cabin
- Firewood Available
- Electric Hookups
- 30 amp Hookups
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
We love camping at all the campgrounds on Carlyle Lake. It’s always a good time. There are plenty of areas to fish, hike, swim, picnic. Looking forward to another great year and fun filled camping and fishing.🎣
Small 13 site campground at the Spillway, 1/2 mile past McNair campground. Sites are near the water. Not very private as the day use area is here too. Lots of fisherman
Beautiful area to get out and have a picnic. The area is well maintained and it seems like a lot of people from the city take advantage of this place. Awesome!
Dam East Recreation Area is located in Illinois
From I-57, take Old U.S. Route 50 west for 37 miles to the Dam East entrance road and turn north. Turn east at the next intersection and continue for 1.2 miles to Dam East Day Use Area.