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Everything You Should Know About Family Camping in East Texas

Camping is a perfect trip for families to take to enjoy some quality time in the great outdoors. If you're looking for the best campground in East Texas for families – look no further! Our East Texas campground offers luxury accommodations, top-rated amenities and attractions, and a variety of different themes so you can switch up your stay and experience something new every time you book! Keep reading to see why our offerings make Jellystone Park™ Tyler the best East Texas campground for families!

The bears with one of our Rosa Cabins.

Cabin Rentals to Fit the Whole Family

East Texas glamping is a breeze with our 12 cabin types! Not only do these cabins have all of the necessities of a home, but our luxury cabin rentals can sleep as many as 9 people–big enough to fit the whole family! If you like the convenience of a cabin but want a more rustic experience, we have a cabin option for you too. Here's a variety of the cabin types we offer.

Group Cabin Rentals

Here at Jellystone Park™ Tyler we have three group cabins! Our Boo Boo™ Bunkhouse, Ranger's Retreat, and our newly remodeled one - The Three Bears Lodge! This former cabin is one of the best places to book for a large group of campers, it includes 4 private bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, laundry room, playroom with ping pong and foosball, and even a deck that goes all around the beautiful cabin!

Luxury Cabin Rentals

We offer many different luxury cabin types that offer similar amenities, but each have their own perks -we recently added 2 new cabins that will have you booking a stay today!
The Rosa Cabins are spacious and loaded with family-friendly features. This cabin sleeps up to 8 campers and includes a private bedroom with a queen bed, one twin bunk bed, a full sleeper sofa, and a loft area with two twin mattresses. In addition, there is a kitchen (oven), a full bathroom, AC/heat, a picnic table, fire ring, and charcoal grill. Plus, we have pet-friendly options.
The Oak Trail Cabins are similar but sleep up to 9 campers! There is also a loft area with 2 twin sized mattresses. Additionally, these cabins include a full bathroom, kitchen, and outdoor space for family camping fun! You can view all of our different cabin types here and choose which one is the best fit for your family!
Our brand new heater water park.

On-Site Attractions

Not only do we have the best cabin rentals in East Texas for your family, but we also offer endless attractions for all ages! The best part – the majority of our attractions are included in your stay! These include our main attractions like the Water Zone, fishing, jumping pillows, playground, sports courts, hiking trails, select arts & crafts, and so much more. Make sure to view all of our attractions to start planning your itinerary! In addition to these, we offer more attractions included in your stay as well as paid activities, like laser tag or gem mining, that are fun for kids and adults alike! Click here for a full list.
Campers during Luau in the summer.

Exciting Themes & Activities

In addition to sun-up to sun-down fun with our attractions, we offer themed weeks and activities! During non-peak season, we have our themes and activities during the weekends, but during peak season, our events and activities are held daily! With themes like The Great Outdoors, to Under the Sea, and even Christmas in July, there are a variety of options for your family to choose from while booking. If you want to see a full list of our themes, click here - otherwise you can view our planned activity schedule here! There's no wonder why we are known as one of the best campgrounds in East Texas for families!
Downtown Tyler during the spring

Camping in Tyler

We are located only 20 minutes away from the center of Tyler where you will find the Caldwell Zoo, Tyler Museum of Art, the Wings of Tyler, and so much more! By booking a stay at Jellystone Park™ Tyler, you'll be able to have tons of fun in the city without being too far away from your cabin rental.
As you can see, you can take camping to the next level when you choose our East Texas family campground for your next destination. Your entire family will be busy all day long, without having to leave the campground! Whether you want a jam-packed schedule full of fun, or if you just want to relax and enjoy some quality family time outdoors, you can make your getaway tailored to your family's needs! If you're interested in booking a stay with us, you can do so here. We hope to see you and your family this season!