Berryville Texas

Berryville is located in Henderson County in Upper East Texas between Texas State Highway 155 and the western shore of Lake Palestine on both sides of Cobb Inlet. The city of Tyler and Coffee City are north, and Frankston lies to the south. Aero Estates Airport is located in Berryville.

The City of Berryville was incorporated December 16, 1972.  The first City Council meeting was held on January 18, 1973.

Lake Palestine is a 25,000 acre reservoir, the result of the Blackburn Dam on the Neches River. The Lake is owned and operated by the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority.

Other area communiites around Lake Palestine and Berryville include Coffee City, Frankston, Bullard, Teaselville, and Dogwood City.

Berryville in Upper East Texas

City of Berryville

Henderson County

Frankston Independent School District

Lake Palestine

Aero Estates Airport (T25)

Population 975 residents
Area Codes 903
Zip Code 75763

 

Lake Palestine

Lake Palestine sign ... at the Texas Highway 155 bridge

At the north end of Lake Palestine is the town of Chandler; further south on the lake, near the Blackburn Dam, is the city of Berryville. The town of Frankston is located about 5 miles to the west of the dam.

The lake is the location of popular camps such as Pine Cove Christian Camps, and major attractions such as the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Villages Resort.

It has a surface area of 25,560 acres and a maximum 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 recreation and outdoor activities for everyone, with boating, water skiing, 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, motels, and B&Bs.

See the maps of Lake Palestine below for an overview of the area.

Blackburn Dam at Lake Palestine near Berryville
Blackburn Dam at Lake Palestine near Berryville (Staff Photo)

 

Lake Palestine Aerial View and Interactive Map
Click to Enlarge (courtesy of Bing Maps)

Click for an enlarged aerial view of Lake Palestine near Berryville, Texas

 

Interactive Map of Berryville Texas (courtesy of Google)


Map of Upper East Texas

Map of East Texas

 


Staying on or near the Lake in Berryville?

Lodging Options in Nearby Tyler

 

RV Parks in the Berryville and Lake Palestine Area

The Lake Palestine area features a number of RV parks. Listed below is a sampling of those available to RVers:

  • JB's RV Resort - on the west side of Lake Palestine, near Chandler, Texas
NOTE: This website has no affiliation or connection with the listed marinas, hotels, B&Bs, RV parks or campgrounds. It is always recommended that travelers do their own research and make informed decisions about the lodging they book.

 

Aero Estates Airpark Near Frankston and Tyler

Located 25 miles southwest of Tyler, and 3 miles northeast of Frankson, is Aero Estates Airpark, an active air facility.

Its FAA Identifier is T25. Runway 9/27 has a Bermuda grass surface and is 3,100' x 60'. It is situated close to Blackburn Bay, part of Lake Palestine, between County Road 4117 and Hillside Circle. See map below for exact location.

For detailed information, we recommend a visit to the Aero Estates Airpark website.

Map of Aero Estates Airport Near Frankston and Tyler in East Texas

 

Aerial view of Aero Estates Airport Near Frankston and Tyler in East Texas


East Texas Attractions

While visiting the Berryville area, you may want to take other interesting day trips in several directions:

    • Jefferson - antiques, Jay Gould's railroad car, Jefferson Carnegie Library, steam train rides, steamboats on Caddo Lake, B&Bs
    • Gladewater - antique capitol of East Texas, Gusher Days, Roundup Rodeo, Helen Lee Daffodil Gardens
    • Gilmer - East Texas Yamboree, Historic Upshur Museum, Lake Gilmer
    • Kilgore - home of the East Texas Oil Museum and Kilgore College
    • Joinerville Texas - Daisy Bradford oil discovery monuments and Great East Texas Oilfield markers, Gaston Museum
    • Longview - Gregg County Fair & Exposition, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, R.G. LeTourneau Museum, Great Texas Balloon Race, historic buildings, shopping, restaurants
    • Marshall - Michelson Museum of Art, Starr Family home State Historic Park, Harrison County Historical Museum, The Weisman, Ginocchio Hotel, T&P Railroad Museum, Christmas Wonderland of Lights
    • Carthage - Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, East Texas Oil & Gas Blast, Piney Woods Quilt Festival Rode Jamboree
    • Henderson - Heritage Syrup Festival, Howard Dickinson House Museum, Depot Museum, antique shopping, Historic Downtown Square
    • Canton - First Monday Trade Days, Texas Horse Park, Splash Kingdom Water Park
    • Athens - East Texas Arboretum, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Cain Center and the Athens Scuba Park
    • Gun Barrel City - Fishing, boating and outdoor activities around Cedar Creek Lake
    • Palestine - Texas State Railroad, Davey Dogwood Park, Dogwood Trails Festival, Anderson County Courthouse
    • Jefferson - antiques, Jay Gould's railroad car, Jefferson Carnegie Library, steam train rides, steamboats on Caddo Lake, B&Bs
    • Tyler - Municipal Rose Garden, TJC Planetarium, Caldwell Zoo, Tyler Museum of Art, Lake Tyler, Lake Palestine, Rose Rudman Recreational Trail, Cotton Belt Depot, Goodman-LeGrand House
    • Toledo Bend Reservoir - boating, fishing, swimming, marinas, hiking, camping, golf, resorts, restaurants