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Tyler State Park

789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
+1 903-597-5338
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Very popular spot, enjoyed the giant trees and fall leaves

After four months of full-time RVing, Tyler is the busiest park we've visited. We spent four... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mejspnc
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Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Awesome setting in rolling hills of East Texas!

I'd recommend this park for RV'ers. You can have full hook-ups with sewer too which many state... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DanHohnbaum
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Galveston, Texas
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming area” (31 reviews)
“paddle boats” (23 reviews)
“hiking trails” (18 reviews)
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789 Park Road 16, Tyler, TX 75706-3630
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Reviewed yesterday

After four months of full-time RVing, Tyler is the busiest park we've visited. We spent four quiet days in the Big Pine area, site 42, which was relatively level. All sites were pull-thru. Ours was full hook-up with a big side yard. Our left side...More

Thank mejspnc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend this park for RV'ers. You can have full hook-ups with sewer too which many state parks don't have. There are plenty of trails, the water is clean and clear and the park is well taken care of. This is a great park to...More

1  Thank DanHohnbaum
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hesitated to review this park because I don't want a large increase in visitors to take away from the serenity of the park. It really is a jewel for hiking and camping. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and I.

Thank 290huea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at the lake with our granddaughter. Went for a boat ride and played at the playground before having a picnic. Lots of boats for rent,and RV sites or cabins.

Thank 92ConnieD65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So peaceful and great! Great place to visit if you are coming through town or live next door! Family friendly with lots to see and do.

Thank Q349VXjennifern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Tyler State Park in October. They have plenty of trails of various lenghts, including a two mile trail around the lake. The lake water is clear and has an area designated for swimming at your own risk. Tyler State Park also offers opportunity to...More

Thank Anastasiya N
Reviewed 3 October 2017 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 28 September 2017 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 24 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
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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.
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H Davis T
6 July 2017|
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Response from Jemge | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe wifi is available.
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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
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