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#9117283 - 07/10/13 09:21 PM lake palestine beach?
smd to all fish Offline
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Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 2032
Loc: van zandt county, tx
wife has some friends coming to palestine so since i'll have her and the kids was wondering if there is a swimming area anywhere on the lake?
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#9117573 - 07/10/13 10:17 PM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
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Registered: 02/18/07
Posts: 13788
Loc: east tx.
I have no idea.
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#9117579 - 07/10/13 10:18 PM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: Parker]
Leever Offline
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Registered: 03/25/10
Posts: 13623
Loc: FORT WORTH, TX
Originally Posted By: Parker
I have no idea.

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#9118080 - 07/11/13 05:42 AM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
intexlarry Offline
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Registered: 05/24/02
Posts: 2557
Loc: Callender Lake
The campgrounds (I think it is known as Lake Palestine Resort) use to have a swimming area.

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#9118552 - 07/11/13 08:56 AM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
Posts: 10387
Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
Nope.

Very little public access to the shoreline.

Swim at own risk.

Might check into Lake Tyler. There are some parks over there
with swimming areas.

MO
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#9118636 - 07/11/13 09:12 AM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
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Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 3720
Loc: Tyler, TX
There are always people swimming down at the dam at the little beach area near the ramp.
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#9118661 - 07/11/13 09:19 AM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
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Registered: 01/29/08
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Loc: Flower Mound, Texas
I remember seeing people swimming at a "beach area" next to one of the bridges on 155, coming from Tyler. I can't remember which bridge, and this has been about 20 years ago.
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#9118762 - 07/11/13 09:44 AM Re: lake palestine beach? [Re: smd to all fish]
nax Offline
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Registered: 01/25/07
Posts: 5330
Loc: Lavon, TX
Find the lighthouse. Beacon Point, as I recall. It's just past Cobb Inlet, right near the large island. Southwest area of the lake. When water is up near normal, this is about as "beach" as it gets. It's rocky on the point and further out, but typical swimming area is pretty good. It can be busy, though! I believe you have to pay a few bucks, but I had a lake house just around the bend so I never had to pay when I anchored up there.

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