Water Sports

Come out to Lake Sara for some adventure with your friends!


There is nothing like pitching a tent and roasting marshmellows before bed.


Eighteen holes of the finest golfing at the Cardinal Golf Club. Beautiful views of the glistening lake from the course.


Come enjoy a great day of fishing on Lake Sara's gorgous waters.

Beach Fun

Fun for the whole family, come visit Lake Sara's beach for a fine day in the sun!


View our marvelous fireworks from a comfortable sandy beach front or from your own comfortable boat.

About Us

Lake Sara is an 800 acre recreational lake located in Effingham County Illinois. We have great fishing, water sports, camping, golfing, a free beach and so much more. Some of the many beautiful homes surrounding the lake are available for vacation rental.

Supporting Us

Who to Visit

  • Cardinal Golf Course
  • Lake Sara Campground
  • The Marina