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Tyler State Park

789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Fishing and swimming

Went camping with friends at the park The best thing was being able to see your feet while... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry R
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Local Treadure

Great mountain bike trails. A little technical at times. Lake is super clean and spring fed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tyler, Texas
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“swimming area” (31 reviews)
“hiking trails” (18 reviews)
“paddle boats” (15 reviews)
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789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went camping with friends at the park The best thing was being able to see your feet while swimming. The water was very clear.The campsite was shady and very pleasant.We had several visits from the raccons.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great mountain bike trails. A little technical at times. Lake is super clean and spring fed. Boat rentals are reasonable. Love this place

Thank DanielTex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove down to Tyler State Park for an afternoon getaway. Beautiful Lake with picnic tables and play ground for kids. Boats & paddle boats for rent. The gift/snack shop could have a little more to offer, especially if you're hungry! We had an ice cream...More

Thank marilynm102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love camping here & visit at least 2 times every year for the past 15+ years. Beautiful, hilly, piney woods. We like to rent the stand up paddle boards from the park store & REALLY love the spring- fed lake.

Thank Graciekat
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It's not that big but has the East Texas beauty of pine trees, some hard woods and a lake. Simple, natural and basic park. Easy to get around. Good but basic campsites. Camp sites are from open air and the ground to covered, screened cabin/room...More

Thank charlesaO1343VO
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to spend time with friends and family, slow down and take a long walk and enjoy the view, its quiet and beautiful a great place to spend time with that special someone.

Thank richard c
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great place to walk your dog - lots of well marked trails with lots of shade. Nice camping areas and clean bathrooms. You can rent paddle boats, go swimming and just enjoy the beach. Beautiful and well-kept!

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stayed here for one night on our camping across the country adventure this summer...its a beautiful lake, lots to do as far as boat rentals, swimming and fishing. Hiking trails also. Reserved a lake front site with electric, it was gorgeous. The rest rooms...More

Thank RachaelSadley
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My parents brought me here as a kid and now I am bringing my kids here 35 years later. The park staff have been very friendly and helpful. When we came in the computer systems were down, so we had to come back later to...More

Thank FlipFlopsandCoconuts
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great experience. Very helpful and courteous staff. Come out to the car to check you in. Nice layout. Clean.

Thank Tim L
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Hailey L
2 October 2017|
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Response from Boydanator | Reviewed this property |
Yes that's correct $15 per hour on all kayaks cannoes &sup, I think Jon boats have a higher rate.
H Davis T
6 July 2017|
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Response from Jemge | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe wifi is available.
Walt W
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