Lake Palestine is one of the most visited lakes in East Texas because of its proximity to Tyler and Longview. The lake is beautiful any time of year, especially during the autumn when it becomes a popular destination to view foliage turning from their bright summer green shades to deep fall hues of red, orange and yellow. It’s also an ideal place to fish for largemouth bass and white bass.
The lake is great for recreation and water sports like tubing and water skiing. It is the biggest lake in the Tyler area and lies along a major highway making it easily accessible. It has a surface area of 40 square miles and 154 miles of shoreline. Spending the weekend at Lake Palestine is relaxing and inexpensive. The lake also has a variety of accommodations available for visitors.
Lake Palestine Resort
Located in Frankston, Lake Palestine Resort is 15 miles southwest of Tyler and boasts more than 2,500 feet of pristine shoreline. The resort offers large, full-service RV hookups, cabins that sleep between two and six occupants, vacation rentals complete with kitchenettes and smaller rooms that sleep two people.
Cabins are decorated with a down-to-earth-lake feel and will help you feel less stressed as you unwind on the water. They also offer banquet hall rentals for special occasions. The banquet hall seats 100 guests and features a full-service kitchen. Boaters will be happy to find Lake Palestine Marina on site. The marina features two boat ramps, a gas dock, and covered boat slips.
JB’s RV Resort
If lakeside camping is what you desire, you’ll feel right at home at JB’s RV Resort. The camping area is located right by the shore of the lake near Chandler, Texas. Here you will find 20 acres of land to enjoy, along with everything you need for camping, fishing, swimming, and boating. This 60-site campground is located just minutes away from gas stations, stores, and the amenities of nearby Tyler, Texas. All camp sites offer full hookups.
Trails End RV Camp
Situated on the banks of Lake Palestine you’ll find Trails End RV Camp. As a classic RV campsite, they offer full-service RV hookups in a tranquil, relaxing atmosphere. The campground is a family friendly environment. They offer a boat ramp for guests, so be sure to bring your boat. The campsite location is perfect. Not far away are golf courses, restaurants, gas stations, and grocery stores. You’ll know you have arrived when you see Trails End RV Campsite’s signature big, red covered wagon!
Lake Palestine affords visitors a perfect autumn vacation spot complete with fishing, bird watching, and relaxation. There is also no shortage of fun, with boating, swimming and water sports readily available.
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