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Lake Tyler Area Attractions

There is lots to do around Lake Tyler! Popular recreational activities include boating, water skiing, fishing, camping, hiking and swimming.

It is also the locale for numerous competitive black bass fishing tournaments during the year, and the venue for weddings and other events.

Lake Tyler Marina

Lake Tyler Marina Resort

The Lake Tyler Marina Resort is located near the Lake Tyler dam, at 18183 Concession Road, Whitehouse, TX 75791. Phone 903.839.2650.

Lake Tyler Marina Resort
Docking faciiities at the Lake Tyler Marina Resort
Docking faciiities at the Lake Tyler Marina Resort

The Lake Tyler Marina resort features a boat launch, RV park, convenience store, grill open for breakfast and lunch, fishing supplies, bait, gasoline and much more.

Read more at the official Lake Tyler Marina Resort website.

Lake Tyler Marina Resort
Plenty of waterfowl are always near the Marina!
Plenty of waterfowl are always near the Marina!

 

The Boulders at Lake Tyler

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.

VIsitors will enjoy boating, boat slips, concessions, a gas station, tackle shop, fishing barge, and a clean and spacious RV park or tents with a lake front view. There is also a boat ramp located on the grounds for visitors.

For more information, visit the website of The Boulders at Lake Tyler or phone 903.268.5880

View of part of the 128 acres at The Boulders at Lake Tyler
View of part of the 128 acres at The Boulders at Lake Tyler

Hook, Line and Sinker

The Boulders offers a complete tackle shop as well as fishing from a freshly renovated fishing barge.

Hook, Line and Sinker at Lake Tyler in East Texas
The fishing barge at The Boulders at Lake Tyler
The fishing barge at The Boulders at Lake Tyler
The gas station at The Boulders at Lake Tyler
The gas station at The Boulders at Lake Tyler
Beautiful interior of the Petroleum Club
The Boulders at Lake Tyler offers cabin rentals along with a bathhouse
The Boulders at Lake Tyler offer cabin rentals
Cabin rentals at The Boulders at Lake Tyler in East Texas

 

 

Lake Tyler Petroleum Club

The Lake Tyler Petroleum Club offers wedding venues, facilities for corporate events, a marina, cabin rentals and membership opportunities.

It is located at 15898 Eastside Road, Tyler, TX 75707. Phone 903.566.4444 for more information and reservations.

Exterior view of the Lake Tyler Petroleum Club
Exterior view of the Lake Tyler Petroleum Club
Outside deck overlooking Lake Tyler
Outside deck overlooking the lake at the Petroleum Club
Beautiful interior of the Petroleum Club
Beautiful interior of the Petroleum Club
Festive nightime view of the Petroleum Club at Lake Tyler in Texas
Festive nightime view of the Petroleum Club at Lake tyler in Texas

The Cabins at the Petroleum Club

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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.


Camp Tyler

Camp Tyler Outdoor School in East Texas

Camp Tyler, an outdoor learning center located on 350 acres on Lake Tyler, opened in 1949.

The camp provides physical, education, and social resources for the children of East Texas.

It is located on the west bank of the original Lake Tyler, at 15143 Camp Tyler Road, Whitehouse, Texas 75791.

Phone  903.565.4475, or visit the website of Camp Tyler for more information, directions, and programs


Attractions in Nearby Tyler and East Texas

Just a short distance away, Tyler has lots of things to do in the city, and on short trips around East Texas. Located in the rolling hills in Smith County mid-way between Dallas and Shreveport, Tyler is the ideal location for a short, or long-term visit.

Tyler has convenient access to area lakes that provide boating, fishing, skiing, swimming, and other recreational possibilities. Tyler State Park, a short drive north of the city, provides overnight camping venues, mountain biking, picnicking, hiking and more. In addition, Lake Palestine provides additional opportunities for boating, skiing and fishing.

From world-class golf courses, walking trails, cultural attractions, state parks, festivals, antique shopping, fall motoring and art museums, Tyler and the East Texas area has something for everyone.

 

Day Trips Around Lake Tyler

Interesting day trips in several directions from Lake Tyler make great side adventures:

Jacksonville - to the south of Tyler on U.S. 69

Love's Lookout - beautiful 30-mile vista to the East

Edom - festivals, potters, artists, garden centers

Canton - site of the famous First Monday Trade Days

Gladewater - antique capitol of East Texas

Longview - historic buildings, shopping, restaurants

Marshall - Marshall Pottery, Railroad Museum, more

Kilgore - East Texas Oil Museum, Kilgore College, more

Map of East Texas counties and cities
Tyler and the counties and cities of East Texas