Illinois Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Carlyle Lake

    Carlyle LakeCarlyle Lake, located on the Kaskaskia River, is the largest man-made lake in Illinois, with over 26,000 acres of water, 11,000 acres of public land, and a shoreline of approximately 82 miles. Its maximum depth is 35 feet, with an average depth of 11 feet. The land bordering the lake is flat to ... Carlyle Lake
  • Lake Shelbyville

    Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville is a US Army Corps of Engineers facility, built as part of a general comprehensive plan for the development of the Kaskaskia Basin for flood control, recreation, water supply, and fish and wildlife conservation. Combine the natural beauty of the area with the numerous outdoor ... Lake Shelbyville