Boulder Recreation Area

Army Corps Of Engineers

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Boulder Marina Road
Carlyle, IL 62231
618-594-5253
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GPS: 38.695, -89.236

Last Price Paid: $16
Number of Sites: 82
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 457 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

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Kblanquart
Edwardsville, IL
25 Airstream International
2017 Ford F150
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: Multiple
“Great campground close to home”

Reviewed May 06, 2018

Overall Rating

We camp here several times a year. It’s only 1.5 hours from our home, so it’s perfect for quick weekend getaways. Camp hosts are friendly and helpful. Sites are large with electric. There is a fresh water spigot and dump station at the campground. We always try to reserve lakeside sites. Weekends normally fill up. There are also several first come sites on the lake. The campground is about 20 minutes from the town of Carlyle. There is a Marina next to the campground for basics like firewood and ice. We’ve seen a lot of sunsets in this country, but for some reason the sunsets here are some of the best we’ve ever seen. We really enjoy this campground.

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5bars
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Cisco
Dallas, TX
35 Winnebago Latitude 33CK
2016 GMC Denali
4 reviews
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 28

Cisco would stay here again

“Relaxing, quiet”

Reviewed Aug 24, 2016

Overall Rating

The setting is nice, quiet. We are here midweek and there were less than 1/3 full. All seniors, no children. Our site is located on a peninsula and we are right on the lake, couldn't ask for a better sight. Lots of birds and butterflies to watch. Nice breeze off the lake. Facilities are clean and well taken care of. They have a laundry but haven't checked it out. Camp hosts were welcoming, informative and friendly. I'd definitely come back! A little off the beaten track but that's what makes it so nice. My only complaint is that the lights on the bathroom facility are bright and take away from the solitude at night.

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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • playground
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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