Lake Tyler (or Lake Tyler West) and Lake Tyler East are located adjacent to each other, connected via a canal.
Situated just east of Tyler, Texas, these are the largest lakes in the area in addition to Lake Palestine.
Popular recreational activities include boating, water skiing, fishing, camping at Camp Tyler, hiking and swimming.
Lake Tyler (West), built in 1949, covers 2,224 surface acres and serves as the major source of water supply to the Tyler metro area.
Lake Tyler (East), completed in 1966, covers an additional 2,276 acres.
The maximum depth of the lakes is 40 feet, and the average depth is about 17.6 feet.
The conservation pool elevation is 375 feet above mean sea level. Fluctuation is about 2 feet.
Camp Tyler offers a number of activities, and cabins. Please inquire about options at the Camp Tyler website.
If you need lodging near Lake Tyler, then you might consider hotels located on the southeast portion of Loop 323, such as Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Homewood Suites and LaQuinta Inn & Suites.
The Boulders at Lake Tyler is located on a 128 acre lot at 16822 McElroy Rd, Whitehouse, Texas. The Boulders offers a fun experience for the entire family.
It provides cabins, pull-thru and back-in waterfront RV sites, and camper rentals.
It also offers fishing from a freshly renovated fishing barge, tackle, boating, boat slips, and concessions. There is also a boat ramp located on the grounds for your convenience.
For more information, visit the website of The Boulders at Lake Tyler or phone 903.268.5880
|The Boulders at Lake Tyler offers cabin rentals along with a bathhouse|
Lake Tyler Petroleum Club offers 6 cozy cabins. These are comfortable quarters with a fully furnished kitchen, a living room with a pull out sofa bed, a private bedroom, and a full bathroom. Three of the six cabins also have lofts for additional sleeping. All cabins are within walking distance of the lake and club pool.
For more information, visit the website of The Petroleum Club or phone 903.566.4444
The Cabins at the Petroleum Club
The Lake Tyler Petroleum Club offers 6 cozy cabins close to the lake and other outdoor activities.
These are comfortable quarters with a fully furnished kitchen, a living room with a pull out sofa bed, a private bedroom, and a full bathroom. Three of the six cabins also have lofts for additional sleeping.
All cabins are within walking distance of the lake and club pool.
Photo of Lake Palestine (Staff Photo)
Lake Palestine is located about 15 miles southwest of Tyler, Texas, on Texas Highway 155, the result of a dam on the Neches River.
Lake Palestine offers recreation and outdoor activities for everyone, with boating, water skiing, houseboating, camping, RVing, canoeing, hiking, biking, and fishing all being popular activities.
It also offers waterfront and lakeside living for many Texans and visitors, and lodging including RV parks, campgrounds, resorts, cabins, motels, and B&Bs.
Tyler's mild winter climate makes the lake available virtually on a year-round basis.
Map of Lake Palestine
If you are visiting for a week or a month, the Lake Palestine area offers RV parks, campgrounds, condo rentals, motels, bed & breakfasts, home rentals, lakefront resorts, marinas, and other accommodations.
|This website has no affiliation or connection with the listed hotel properties. It is always recommended that travelers do their own research and make informed decisions about the hotels they book.|
Consider one of the hotels along South Broadway Avenue, near Tyler's main shopping, dining and business districts.
The Tyler area features a number of RV parks in all parts of the city, and in all directions from the city. Listed below are a sampling of parks available to RVers.
This website has no affiliation or connection with these RV parks. It is always recommended that travelers do their own research and make informed decisions about the RV parks they book.
K.E. Bushman's Camp at Kiepersol south of Tyler in Bullard, TX