Explore Vandalia - Vandalia Lake, Overview / Picnicking


Vandalia, Illinois Lake

The Vandalia, Illinois Lake is a 660 acre lake with 12 miles of shoreline located four miles northwest of Vandalia on Illinois Route 185 with an entrance to the marina, boat dock, campground and beach. The marina has boaters licenses available plus, gasoline, snacks, fishing supplies and bait

Printable Maps Of Vandalia Illinois Lake

Vandalia Lake Marina Hours
May 1st - October 31 (weather permitting)

Monday - Friday: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Phone - (618)-283-4770
Lake Manager - Rob Shuckar

Lake Ordinances

Fishing / Daily Limits

Camping / Swimming

Boating Laws / Printable Permits


Picnic At Vandalia Lake

There are four large pavilions, also shaded tables throughout the camping area. Playground equipment is located near the Vandalia Lions Pavilion and also at Jaycee Beach. For group outings and pavilion reservations contact Vandalia City Hall at (618)-283-1196.