Whatever your choice of activities may be, Lake Carroll has something for everyone.

Actual hours of operation are affected by inclement weather. Please refer to the Amenity Status for an up to date listing of openings, closures, or delays that are outside the general operating schedule.

Aquatic Complex

Lake Carroll Aquatic Complex offers both an indoor and outdoor pool.


Lake Carroll campground features 135 sites situated on 113 acres in the beautiful backdrop of Carroll County.

Candlelight at Lake Carroll

Lake Carroll is proud to be partners with the famous Candlelight Inn to offer a relaxing place for dinner or a place to grab a cold drink after you play 18 holes. 

Equestrian Area

For our members with horses, Lake Carroll offers two equestrian areas.


Lake Carroll Golf Course is a Championship level golf course set amongst the rolling hills of northwest Illinois.

Lake and Natural Resources

Lake Carroll features Illinois’ largest private lake with nearly 640 acres open water for boating and water sports as well as many quiet bays and coves ideal for fishing, swimming, and relaxing.

Plumtree Lodge

The Plumtree Lodge is one of Lake Carroll’s families’ favorite destination!

Tube Hill

Tube Hill is perfect for those who are seeking a winter sport that can be enjoyed both day and night. 


The Lake Carroll Trail System consists of various terrains ranging from, hills to climb, several creeks to cross, densely wooded areas, mud pits, and even straight aways.