Jellystone Park™ at Whispering Pines is a family-owned RV and cabin resort devoted to family camping, corporate conferences and special events. We are a preferred destination for holidays, birthdays, weddings, family reunions, rallies and much more.
Located on 47 acres in the rolling hills of the East Texas Piney Woods north of Tyler, Texas, Whispering Pines is one of the most beautiful parks in the South. We’re open year-round with an inviting average temperature of 76.8 degrees, per the Weather Channel.
Don Tardy and his wife Jan West Tardy, son Colt Perrin and daughter Bree Perrin purchased Whispering Pines in May 2012. They immediately began renovations, adding 8 new cabins, upgrading roads, and remodeling existing facilities. Just four months later, Whispering Pines was invited to become a member of the highly-respected and popular Jellystone Park™ franchise. Many more changes and improvements were soon to come.
Jellystone Parks™ have a reputation for excellence not only in the outdoor hospitality industry, but with their guests as well! Jellystone Park™ at Whispering Pines, Tyler, TX has over 100 full service RV hook-up sites, and 33 rental cabins, a retail store, a laundry room, a new Water Zone Park, two swimming pools (an adult pool and a family pool), sand volleyball, miniature golf, pickle-ball courts, basketball court, laser tag, gem mining, three other meeting rooms, nature trails, and outdoor game areas.
We have been hard at work and it shows! We were recently honored with four different industry Awards: Pinnacle Club (Outstanding Achievement and Excellence) Award, Outstanding Customer Service, Outstanding Achievement Camp Resort Store and a Special Recognition: Outstanding Recreational Programming. The Pinnacle Club Award is awarded to Camp-Resorts that rate 95% and higher on the inspection of their facilities and operations by Leisure Systems, Inc (LSI) inspectors. And Special Recognition Awards recipients have distinguished themselves as leaders in particular award categories. Outstanding Customer Service awards go to Camp-Resorts that score an 88% or higher on the annual customer satisfaction survey.