Lake Palestine Photographs

Lake Palestine is located about 15 miles southwest of Tyler, Texas, on Texas Highway 155, the result of a dam on the Neches River.

It has a surface area of 25,560 acres and a maxumum depth of 58 feet. The dam was completed in 1962. It is the largest lake in the Tyler area in addition to Lake Tyler.

Lake Palestine offers something for everyone, with boating, skiing, and fishing all being popular activities. It is the location of popular camps such as Pine Cove Christian Camps, and major attractions such as the Villages Resort.

Photos of Lake Palestine (All photos by the author)

Boat Docks on Lake Palestine near Emerald Bay
Boat Docks on Lake Palestine near Emerald Bay

Lake Palestine Marina
Marina at Lake Palestine
Lake Palestine Marina
Photo of Lake Palestine Marina


Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine, looking East from boat launch

Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine, Looking East from boat launch

Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 02/04/2007
Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 02/04/2007


Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 02/04/2007

Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 02/04/2007


Close-up photo of outflow side of Blackburn Crossing Dam

Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 08/04/2012


Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine

Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 08/04/2012


Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine

Close-up photo of Blackburn Crossing Dam on Lake Palestine - 08/04/2012


Lake Palestine Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River

Lake Palestine Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River


Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River from Lake Palestine

Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River from Lake Palestine

Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River from Lake Palestine
Blackburn Crossing Dam outflow into the Neches River from Lake Palestine

Lake Palestine Blackburn Crossing Dam overflowing, July, 2007
Lake Palestine Blackburn Crossing Dam overflowing, July, 2007

ETMC Lake Palestine location, Highway 155, north of the lake
ETMC Lake Palestine

YouTube Video of the Blackburn Crossing Dam at Lake Palestine, Texas,
overflowing in July, 2007

Looking north across Lake Palestine from near the dam
Looking north across Lake Palestine from near the dam - 08/04/2012


Texas Highway 155 Bridge across Lake Palestine between Dogwood City and Coffee City

Texas Highway 155 Bridge across Lake Palestine between Dogwood City and Coffee City

Living on Lake Palestine Texas
Living on Lake Palestine Texas

Living the good life on the waterfront, Lake Palestine Texas

Living on Lake Palestine Texas