Things To Do

Carroll County has activities for all ages, at Lake Carroll and the Mississippi Palisades State Park. All Lake Carroll association amenities are private except for the restaurant/bar and golf course.






  • The closest is the Lake Carroll Clubhouse and is very good
  • The highest rated in the area by our customer feedback is Rafters
  • A close second is Beach's
  • For fun atmosphere and crazy named food, Poopy's
  • If you like motorcycles, you'll enjoy this even more plus you may be interested in the National Motorcycle Museum in Iowa
  • Noted for their steaks but not much on atmosphere, Sievert's
  • Another one in Mt. Carroll, Bella's (you better be hungry)
  • Some of the local's favorites
  • Take out or delivery
    • Bella Pizza at 119 North Broad Street, Lanark, 815-493-8003
  • Check out other restaurants in Freeport out on Facebook
  • Here's a complete list of restaurants in Carroll County

    If you rather eat in your own cabin, there are local grocery stores, convenience stores as part of the local gas stations, or a twenty minute ride to Freeport for Cub Foods, Aldi's, Sullivan's or a Super Wal-Mart. We also have caterers that we can recommend.

On the Water

  • Fish the Mississippi River, a Stream, or Lake (Note: There is no fishing on the premises)
  • Launch a Boat
  • Water Ski
  • Canoe/Kayak Rental with Fever River Outfitters in Galena (Video)

Winter Activities