2023 Calendar of Events for COMLARA Park

Dec - Feb Cross Country Ski Trails Open Available when conditions permit
April 1 Camping Reservations Accepted In Person & Online Reservations April 1 (Phone-In & Mail accepted Monday April 3)
April 1 Boat Rental/Bait Shop Opens Weekends Only
May 27 Swimming Beach Opens 7 Days/Week
May 27 Boat Rental Opens 7 Days/Week
June & July Archery Deer Hunt Applications Available
June 3 Tri Shark Triathlon Swim, Bike & Run (www.tri-shark.org)
June 24 Central Illinois Open Water Swim (CIOWS)  
July & August Firearm Deer Hunt Applications Available
July 8 COMLARA Park Ice Cream Social Ice Cream, Soft Drinks, Children's Games & More
July 15 Take A Kid Fishing Tourney Evergreen Lake Registration Day of Event
July 20 - 23 Evergreen Lake Knap-In Arrowhead and Spear Point Crafting Demonstration + Additional Vendors
July 31 Archery Deer Hunt Application Deadline  
August 7 Swimming Beach Closed  Weekdays Only
August 19 Painful Elimination Run  
August 31 Firearm Deer Hunt Application Deadline  
September 4 Last Day Swimming Beach Open  
September 5 Boat Rental Closed Weekdays Only
Oct 1 -
Nov 11
Deer Management Program - Archery COMLARA Park - Designated Areas Closed
October 8 Boat Rental Closed for Season  
October 14 Last Day Bait Shop Open  
October 14 Fall Colors Family Marshmallow & Weiner Roast, Hayrack Rides, Music, Children's Games, Haunted Hayrack Rides, Children's Candy Hunt & More
October 15 Last Day - Camping Reservations  
17 - 19
Deer Management Program - Shotgun COMLARA Park - Closed to General Use
November 30 - December 3 Deer Management Program - Shotgun COMLARA Park - Closed to General Use