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Tyler State Park

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Address: 789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
Phone Number: +1 903-597-5338
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East Texas Gem

We have been visiting Tyler State Park the last 26 years. Usually spending Thanksgiving and Spring Break weeks there. Park Rangers are very helpful and drive thru the park all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Heathhawks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Tyler State Park the last 26 years. Usually spending Thanksgiving and Spring Break weeks there. Park Rangers are very helpful and drive thru the park all day. It is a beautiful State Park with all types of camping sites from rugged with water only, full hookups with water, electric and sewer, to screened shelters. The park... More 

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Thank Heathhawks
Plano, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute awesome State Park with really nice features and Picnic areas. Family found a picnic table & grill right next to the lake and had absolute fantastic time. Clean, easy access and friendly location. Restrooms were nearby and clean. My wife was quite surprised as it was not a normal park restroom

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Thank david r
Carthage, Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

By far one of the best state parks I have stayed at. Our site had full hookups. Showers were individual entries as opposed to cubicles, very hot water. Great fishing and swimming areas. Close to other Tyler attractions as well as easy access to interstate highway.

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Thank pstexas1959
Hawkins, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family has used this location to meet and camp out for the weekend. The accomodations are just what we need and the location is great as there are restaurants, stores and entertainment within 20 minutes or less of this location.

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Thank 792ldg
Kona, Hawaii
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82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in early for self check registration before the ranger office opened and after picking up a map, made a plan to hike trails A, B C. We loved the hiking until we tried to get on the B trail off A. It was closed off but nowhere was that publicly posted at the trailhead. We made due, but after... More 

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Thank Kona52
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It is important to make reservations early if you want to camp overnight, particularly on week-ends as it is a beautiful camping area with fill hook-ups.

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Tyler, Texas
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I love how away from everything the State Park of Tyler is, and how you watch the landscape and the trees change from Rose Capitol to Piney Woods. The trees are tall and gorgeous, and though we went at the end of winter before the life could return to everything it was still a peaceful and beautiful adventure. Make sure... More 

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Glenn Heights, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Love this small but gorgeous State Park. It has something for everyone complete with a beautiful little lake and bathhouse with a better than average swimming area. Boat rental is easy and affordable and the lake is small enough you can cover a lot of ground. There are shelters and a small number of air conditioned cabins. The cabins are... More 

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Thank nurldc
Tyler, Texas
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We love going to Tyler State Park. Whether we plan on camping for the weekend or just walking around the lake, we always have fun. I wish that admission price wasn't as high, but I understand. Also, if you camp, you must pay the camping fee on top of the admission price.

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Thank lfurch
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My neighbor called and asked if I wanted to go canoeing so we went. The park is well kept with quite a number of park employees. Which explains the 6.00 per person fee just to enter the park and 15.00 for a single hour of canoe rental. I have no problem with fees for equipment rentals but just to enter... More 

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