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Tyler State Park

789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Me and my wife visited this place they have lots of rentals for paddle boats canoes and kayaks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
geno778
via mobile
Awesome place to camp

if i were rating it on camping only, then I would give it 5 stars. Unfortunately i have to rate... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sharrison0809
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Tyler, Texas
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming area” (30 reviews)
“paddle boats” (21 reviews)
“hiking trails” (16 reviews)
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LOCATION
789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited this place they have lots of rentals for paddle boats canoes and kayaks great place to visit with kids wonderful time.

Thank geno778
Reviewed 3 days ago

if i were rating it on camping only, then I would give it 5 stars. Unfortunately i have to rate all of it - including the lake. It is very dirty water. There is no beach. It just goes from grass to concrete sidewalk to...More

Thank sharrison0809
Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is great, the lake is average size, clean and cool, plenty of fish if you want to give it a try..... They have a walking path that goes all around the entire lake which is very scenic and we were even able to...More

Thank seasilvergirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is beautiful. It is clean and well kept. The sites are great. The lake is nice. Great place to camp. The park rangers are helpful and courteous.

Thank bk1426
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the park. We are blessed to live so close. Wonderful for hiking. Great for friend and family gatherings.

Thank Danadaire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is very good maintain clean and safe the service staff are friendly, have a good swimming area and a lot of trails to walk and bike, you really can have a green breath there!

1  Thank Edgar G
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure where to start. It's one of the most beautiful parks in Texas. There is something for everyone. You can swim, hike, bike, camp, kayak or canoe on the lake, and fish. We came for a day trip only, but we will definitely...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

wide variety of camping venues, including picnic or group outings. No cabins. the centrally-located lake is very nice.

Thank Jemge
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is one of my favorite Texas State Parks. You can fish, hike, swim and bike. Biking is both off road and they have a nice loop that will give you a good workout after a work day. I would stop in this park after...More

Thank princesscapers
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This park is clean, quiet with a swimming lake, nice playground boat rental and full hookups. The sites are pretty open and that's the only reason I didn't give a higher rating

Thank MadisonBoy
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Walt W
Are the hiking trails well marked? If yes, how are they marked?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Kona52 | Reviewed this property |
There was a section of one trails that was closed due to previous flooding but it may have reopened by now. If not the detour was clearly marked. You should inquire with the Park Rangers if all trails are open and accessible... More
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lanesvolcano
Hi, we are going camping this weekend and would love to know if the heat bothered you at all? I am not a swimmer although all my family are, so they can always jump in the water. Thanks for the input.
8 August 2016|
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Response from rhondatxs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to not answer sooner! I found the shade and the breeze great and got us thru the heat of the day.
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78tank2016
We stayed at Huntsville state park last year in late July/early August. It was awful! HOT HOT HOT outside and the lake was even hot! No Fricken relief in the lake at all! The water was like jumping in a hot murky bath tub with a risk of getting eaten by gators. Sooo...is the water at Tyler State Park nice and cool during the heat of summer or another miserably hot cesspool?
16 June 2016|
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Response from Monica N | Reviewed this property |
Lol ... I'm sorry to hear about your Huntsville State Park experience. I have been there a time or two and had pleasant experiences. I had submitted pictures of Tyler State Park. I can say that the sandy beach swimming... More
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