The Department of Natural Resources does NOT send out watercraft renewal notices. It is your responsibility to make sure that your watercraft registration is current. The Online Renewal System is available.” Visit the IDNR online for more information. Please take a moment to note your watercraft registration expiration. Once renewed, please provide a clear, legible copy of the registration card to the LCA Admin Office to update our files. Thank you!
Boat Safety Certification
Please complete the following quiz to be compliant with our rules when using the Lake.
All hunters are required to successfully complete the LCA Wildlife Management Quiz prior to registration. A passing quiz will be awarded a certificate must print upon completion.
Lake Carroll is located in Lanark, IL. Established in 1861, Lanark is a beautiful, peaceful, rural community located in Northwest Illinois, in Carroll County. The city is known for its stately trees, historic, picturesque business district and magnificent homes, both old and new.
In addition to Lake Carroll, there are plenty of recreation opportunities nearby including the Mississippi River, a nationally known summer stock playhouse theater, movie theater, outdoor music venue, camping, hunting, fishing, and much more. For more information, visit the City of Lanark website.
Eastland School District #308
Lake Carroll is proud to be a part of the Eastland School District, known for its excellence in both academics, sports and extracurricular activities.
Eastland School District has two locations; the Elementary (Pre-k thru 5) is located in Shannon, IL and the Jr/Sr High School (6-12) is in Lanark, IL. It is approximately a ten minute drive between the two schools and both are equal distance from Lake Carroll.
As of 2023, there were just over 600 students registered in the district. Approximately 100 students come from Lake Carroll in the 3 buses assigning to the Lake Carroll area. Eastland has a 100% graduation rate and is the highest rated High School in the local area. The High School has been ranked in the top 20% nationally. According to Great Schools, Eastland scored a 10/10 for college readiness and is above average in Illinois test scores. The PTO is very active, and the Athletic Club provides many activities for Elementary and Junior High students. Eastland is an 2A IHSA school and continues to produce State Championship victories in football, volleyball, basketball, track, band, wrestling, FFA, and more. For more information, visit the Eastland School District website.
Lake Carroll Association Code of Ordinances
Applicable State and County
Lake Carroll Association
3-200 Association Drive
Lanark IL, 61046
Security: 815-275-6122 (cell)
Association Phone: 815.493.2552 Fax: 815.493.2883
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