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Tyler State Park

789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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My parents brought me here as a kid and now I am bringing my kids here 35 years later. The park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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very nice

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim L
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“swimming area” (31 reviews)
“paddle boats” (23 reviews)
“hiking trails” (17 reviews)
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789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trails to hike on or beautiful lake to swim or go paddle boating. Hiking trails are easy for the kids or hard for those who really want a workout.

Thank Pittman J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dog loved this park. This was our first visit and we had a great time hiking around the park with her. The water was refreshing on this hot July day. Would love to go back.

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a tent with a view of the lake. We hiked around the lake (2 miles), had a great fire (Smores), used the showers (Hot & cold water) and visited the park store. The whole experience was inexpensive, the staff...More

Thank BogDogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been going to this park for more than 3 decades now, and have yet to be disappointed. Mountian bike trails that will challenge your maneuvering skills, as well as reaction time. Camping spots are close to water and tucked away in every nook n...More

Thank Boydanator
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We enjoy exploring our beautiful State Parks whenever we travel. I love having a Texas State Parks pass, which eliminates the fee to enter the park. This was our first time at Tyler State Park. It was beautiful! There are numerous camp sites and hiking...More

Thank Tammy687
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H Davis T
5 July 2017|
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Response from seasilvergirl | Reviewed this property |
Only close to the park store, in and out at different areas
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.