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Campground Camping in Palestine, Texas

Updated on March 6, 2012

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Enjoy a campground scene similar to this one on Lake Palestine in Texas.
Enjoy a campground scene similar to this one on Lake Palestine in Texas. | Source


Go on a camping excursion to Lake Palestine during your next vacation. Lake Palestine is a large lake that expands just over 25,000 acres in Smith County, Texas. As a camping destination, campers can enjoy scenic views of the landscape and the lake. If your camping travel plans land you to Lake Palestine, locate one of several campgrounds near Lake Palestine in Texas.


Flat Creek Marina and RV Park is located in Chandler, Texas, on the western side of the lake. Located near the shore of the Ledbetter Bay section of Lake Palestine, it features 25 sites, some with shade and waterfront access. The park is pet- and family-friendly, and although the sites are not pull-through and do not accommodate big rigs, you can pitch tents on the sites.

Just west of the southern tip of Lake Palestine is the Lake Palestine Campground and Lodge, located in Frankston, Texas. The 50-site campground offers pull-through and big rig access. Some of the sites have waterfront access and shade. It is a pet-and family-friendly destination that allows tents on their sites.

Trails End RV Camp is located on the eastern side of Lake Palestine in the Saline Bay area. This pet- and family-friendly camp has 30 sites, some shaded but none of which are waterfront, and it offers big rig access but not pull-through sites. Pitching tents are not allowed.


Flat Creek Marina and RV Park sites have 50-amp hookups. Lake Palestine Campground and Lodge and Trails End RV Camp sites have full hookups including 50-amp electricity hookups and wireless Internet access.


Go fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing at Lake Palestine during your stay at Lake Palestine Campground and Lodge, Trails End RV Camp or Flat Creek Marina and RV Park.

Amenities and Facilities

Flat Creek Marina and RV Park have showers and restrooms, and each site has water access. At Lake Palestine Campground and Lodge, each site has water and sewer, and the campground has restrooms, showers, an onsite restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner on some days, a store for tackle, marine supplies and snacks and a boat ramp.

Trails End RV Camp offers water and sewer at its RV sites, and guests have access to restrooms, showers and the camp's boat ramp on Lake Palestine.

Area Attractions

Lake Palestine Campground and Lodge hosts several fishing tournaments throughout the year. During your stay at any of Lake Palestine's campgrounds, venture out to some of the areas famous attractions.

Enjoy water rides and games at the nearby Water Park at the Villages for a day of family fun, located on the eastern side of Lake Palestine in Flint, Texas. Just northeast of Lake Palestine is Caldwell Zoo, the Discovery Science Place and the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, all located in Tyler, Texas.

You can step away from the campground setting and enjoy a day of fun visiting nearby attractions. Within 10 miles of the lake, vacationers can tee off at Eagles' Bluff Country Club, Oak Hurst Golf Course or the Waterman Park Golf Driving Ranch. In nearby Tyler, Texas the whole family can enjoy a day of fun at Fire Mountain Amusements or Moore Farms. Head over to the western side of the lake for an adventurous zip line excursion at the New York, Texas ZipLine Adventures.


Make your reservations as soon as possible. During peak times of the year, sites go quickly, and your reservation ensures that you may have the spot you want. For lakefront sites, full payment may be required at the time of the reservation.


Flint, Lake Palestine, TX 75433


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