Tyler State Park is surrounded by stately pine and hardwood trees and this 985 acre park is centered around a small spring fed 64 acre lake. This is one of our favorite parks with rolling hills, great campsites, and outstanding biking and hiking trails. Tyler State Park is located a couple miles off Highway 20 and 7 miles from downtown Tyler.
After a hearty breakfast, we start the day by biking some of the best trails in Texas, which are easily accessible from multiple locations within the park. After getting some good exercise, we love to cool off in the lake. The afternoon is spent relaxing and playing ladder golf, washers, dominoes, or other games in the campground.
Some of the options for Sunday include golf in Tyler, renting a kayak and exploring the lake, enjoying some of the Tyler attractions, hiking the trail along the lake, hanging out on the sandy beach or swimming, fishing, or just relaxing and playing games.
Visit Tyler and check out the zoo, Children's Discovery Museum, or some of the other Tyler attractions. There are plenty of great nearby golf courses within 20 minutes of Tyler State Park. One of our favorites is Garden Valley. Check out the Golfing Section of Texas Outside to find a course, read a review, and book a tee time.