Photo Credit: Jim Osborne
Blue Heron Marina & Campground is Carterville’s premier marina located on beautiful Crab Orchard Lake. Established in the early 1940s, the marina includes docks with 137 slips, a boat ramp, clubhouse, and boat rental which includes pontoons, paddle boats, and canoes. The campground includes 34 water and electric sites, primitive tent camping, and a full-service shower house and dump station.
The alcohol-free, family-oriented marina & campground is available to the public who choose to pay an annual user fee of $125 (approximately $10.41 per month). Users can enjoy access to the marina and campground and can utilize the clubhouse for events at no charge.
In addition to users, people can become a shareholder with Blue Heron Marina & Campground. Shareholders pay a lifetime $125 fee in addition to the standard annual fee. They will enjoy events, at no extra charge, planned throughout the year, such as a Valentine Party, Easter Egg Hunt, Kid’s Fish-Off, Kid’s Fun Day, Fish Fry, Fall Party, and Christmas Party.
Boat slips are available for users and shareholders. Fees are $600 per year ($50 per month) or $500 per year for seniors and individuals with P2A disabilities.
Campground can be utilized by the general public, without an annual user fee. Campground fees are as follows:
|1 to 7 days||$18 per night|
|8 or more days||$14 per night|
|SENIORS & INDIVIDUALS WITH P2A DISABILITIES|
|1 to 7 days||$13 per night|
|8 or more days||$11 per night|
|1 or more days||$8 per night|
HOURS OF OPERATION
Weekends 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Weekdays 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Open seven days a week
For more information on Blue Heron Marina & Campground, call 618-985-2572 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.