Lake Palestine is about 15 miles southwest of Tyler, Texas, and is the largest lake in the Tyler area. It provides recreation and outdoor activities for everyone, with boating, waterskiing, houseboating, camping, RVing, canoeing, hiking, biking and fishing all being popular activities. It also offers waterfront and lakeside living for many Texans and visitors, and lodging including RV parks, campgrounds, resorts, cabins and B and Bs. Tyler’s mild winter climate makes the lake available virtually on a year-round basis. The lake is very popular for largemouth bass tournaments.