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Tyler State Park

789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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We love camping here & visit at least 2 times every year for the past 15+ years. Beautiful, hilly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Beautiful little East Texas park

It's not that big but has the East Texas beauty of pine trees, some hard woods and a lake. Simple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tyler, Texas
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming area” (31 reviews)
“paddle boats” (23 reviews)
“hiking trails” (19 reviews)
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789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Reviewed 4 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 31 July 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
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Nice lake with good hiking trails. Lots of camping options (Tent, RV and Cabins). There is a swimming beach and a place where you can rent kayaks and paddle boards for very reasonable rates (1 hour $15, 2-3 hours $25, up to $45 for a...More

Thank Texasgirl0915
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We visit several times a year. The kids love to swim, hike and kayak. We haven't been camping here yet but that is on our to do list.

Thank kassiep87
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The park is beautiful the Rangers are wonderful! But the day use visitors are awful!!!! We camped for 7 days in the Lake view camping area backed up to the lake beautiful site. Now the problem, we had a constant flow of day use visitor...More

1  Thank 2oldnomads
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H Davis T
5 July 2017|
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Response from Jemge | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe wifi is available.
Walt W
17 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
7 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.