Campgrounds on Lake Palestine, Texas

Campgrounds on Lake Palestine, Texas
Lake Palestine is a 22,000-acre lake near Tyler, Texas. Visitors to the lake, which is a tributary of the Neches River, can drop a fishing line in the waters to try for bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. Canoeing and kayaking, as well as swimming and snorkeling, can be found on the lake, while bird watchers can spot both native and migratory species. For those seeking campgrounds on the lake, several options are available.

Lake Palestine Resort

Lake Palestine Resort offers sites for tent campers and RVs. Tent sites have fire rings, picnic tables and level areas for pitching the tent. There are freshwater taps for drinking water available for tent campers. RV sites have the standard 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi connections. The resort has showers and bathrooms as well as a laundry room for guest use and comfort. Pets are allowed. There are boat launches, fish cleaning stations and boat rentals on the grounds. Canoeists and kayakers can put in right from the campground and enjoy paddling the lake.

Lake Palestine Resort
8900 Ruby Lane
Frankston, TX 75763
(888) 398-5253
lakepalestineresort.com

Big Steve's RV Park and Marina

Big Steve's offers tenting sites, as well as pull-through and back-in sites for RVs. Tent sites have fire pits with grills and picnic tables. RV sites come with either 30- or 50-amp electric, water, and sewer hookups. Pets are allowed at Big Steve's. All guests can use the showers, bathrooms, laundry room, playground and boat ramps. There is a small book exchange for those hoping to unwind by the lake with a good read in the evenings. Swimming, canoeing, kayaking and fishing are all available from the campground.

Big Steve's RV Park and Marina
CR 4117
Frankston, TX 75763
(903) 876-5250
bigstevesresort.com

Palestine Pines RV Campground and Marina

The Palestine Pines RV Campground caters to the RV travelers but has sites for tent campers as well. Tent sites have picnic tables and fire rings with grills. RV sites have 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi connections. Pets are allowed, and there is a small area for off-leash romping for the four-legged visitors. Showers, bathrooms and laundry are on the grounds for guest use. There are boat rentals at the marina, and guests can use the boat ramps to go canoeing or kayaking on the lake. Fishing can be done right from the campground and marina docks.

Palestine Pines RV Campground and Marina
17440 County Road 1182
Tyler, TX 75762
(903)825-1100
camptx.com

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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