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Dam West Spillway

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About

US Army Corps of Engineers

Carlyle Lake

Overview

Dam West Spillway has a reservable group picnic shelter 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…

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  • Drive-In
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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Pets

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Sarah J.
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2023

Two night stay

Had a lake front site with beachfront access. It was flat ground, everyone was so nice and it was so clean and the area was lovely. There were bathrooms with clean toilets locks and showers, laundry access, a marina, massive amounts of fish spots, several playgrounds, drivers were slow and…

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AC
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2021

Good Spot

Pretty nice area, there were alot of people when we were there. But alot of good trails and fishing at the spillway.

Month of VisitAugust
AC
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2020

Walking

A good place to walk or fish

  • Review photo of Dam West Spillway by AC , October 14, 2020
  • Review photo of Dam West Spillway by AC , October 14, 2020

Location

Dam West Spillway is located in Illinois

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Directions

From I-70, take State Route 127 south to Carlyle and turn east on William Road. Continue for 1/2-mile to Lake Road and turn south, following signs to the park.

Coordinates

38.60833303 N
89.35833336 W

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