Lake Palestine is located 12 miles south of Tyler, TX and is a 25,600 acre recreational destination on the Neches River. With a total length of 18 miles and 135 miles of shoreline, it is one of the largest lakes in this area. Lake Palestine offers plenty of room for fishing, boating, skiing, golfing, sailing, and much more! Select destinations provide a variety of property rentals, camp grounds, boat rentals and fishing guide services while several marinas are positioned around the lake for boat storage year round.
Lake Palestine has several sponsored annual fishing tournaments such as largemouth bass and crappie bringing in anglers from around the country. Both white bass and hybrid striped bass are present with success being seasonal for both types. Channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish are popular for the lake and provide another fishing opportunity for the area fishing enthusiasts as well.
The Villages Resort, located on the north side of Lake Palestine, offers a one-of-a-kind setting for recreational and fishing interests complete with its own indoor water park, marina, boat and barge rentals.
Pine Cove Christian Camps is located on the north side of Lake Palestine in Flint, TX and hosts a full summer of fun-filled experiences for campers of all ages. An estimated 20,000 children, youth and families attend sessions at one of the five Christian Youth Camps or three Christian Family Camps each summer. In addition, Pine Cove also offers seasonal family oriented weekend retreats for family and faith building experiences.
Lake Palestine comprises of the following main cities: Flint, Bullard, Chandler, and Frankston
Popular lake communities include Eagle's Bluff (private residential living and golf community on the lake), Emerald Bay (private residential living and golf community on the lake), Cumberland Ridge, and The Villages just to name a few.
* All data pertains to single-family homes