Lake Glendale Recreation Area includes Oak Point Campground, Pine Point Campground, a swim area, Cardinal Bay Boat Launch, Duck Bay Group Camping & Goose Bay Picnic Area.
The Eighty-acre Lake Glendale was built in the 1930's.Careful watershed management maintains its exceptionally clear water.One mile south of the lake, along the ridge, is evidence of an old road, the old stagecoach route between Golconda and Vienna. It is within the general location of the Illinois section of the Cherokee Indians' Trail of Tears which ran through Illinois, Missouri, and into Oklahoma.
This recreation area, located between Glendale and Dixon Springs on State Highway 145, offers a variety of opportunities for family outdoor enjoyment. Enjoy fishing, swimming, camping picnicking and hiking. You can hike around the lake. There is also a trail to Signal Bluff, a scenic rocky ridge. Remember to Leave No Trace
|Current Conditions:||All areas are open|
|Fees||Oak Point - Sgl.-$12/Sgl.Elec.$18 - Dbl $24/Dbl.Elec. $36 - swim area - $3.50 adult - $2.50 under six years
Fees Subject to Change
|Open Season:||January - December|
|Restrictions:||Picnic area is open 6am - 10pm. Beach area is open 10am to dusk. Swimming allowed at beach only. Pets must be leashed, and are not allowed on the beach or in the designated swim area. Use trash receptacles in developed areas. Pack It In, Pack It Out, along trails. Camp only at designated sites. A complete list of site regulations|
|Water:||Drinking Water at Oak Point, Duck Bay & Goose Bay - Oak Point Campground & Swim Area both have showers accessible for those with disabilities|
|Restroom:||Oak Point, Pine Point, swim area & Goose Bay all have Vault restrooms that are accessible for people with disabilites. Duck Bay also has a Vault|
|Operated By:||Duck Bay Group Camping has a concessionaaire - Bill Nolen at 618-949-3807|
|Information Center:||Surrounding Area: Millstone Bluff Archaeological Site, Bell Smith Springs Recreation Area, Burden Falls, Dixon Springs State Park, River to River Trail, Trigg Fire Tower andLusk Creek, Bay Creek and Burden Falls Wildernesses.|