Lake Tyler

Lakeside living with an upscale coastline full of exclusive waterfront real estate.

Welcome to Lake Tyler

Lakeside living with an upscale coastline full of exclusive waterfront real estate
Lake Tyler — also known as Lake Tyler West — is both a lake and a popular residential area in Whitehouse, Texas, where trees and gently-rolling terrain contain infinite real estate options for every lakeside enthusiast. Whether you are looking for a weekend cabin or a premier full-time home, Lake Tyler boasts a developed coastline peppered with stunning upscale homes and exclusive waterfront lots. Both residents and visitors admire the picturesque lake while cruising around its waterfront, appreciating its serene beauty as a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Lake Tyler sits just east of the city of Tyler, Texas. Lake Tyler and its neighboring Lake Tyler East are the largest lakes in the region, in addition to Lake Palestine. This manufactured lake is owned by the City of Tyler and was first filled in 1949. The body of water covers 2,224 surface acres and serves as the primary source of water supply to the Tyler metropolitan area.

What to Love

  • Southern hospitality and serene lakeside living
  • Breathtaking waterfront real estate with upscale homes and exclusive lots
  • Endless array of nature-based activities

Local Lifestyle

Set against the backdrop of gorgeous Lake Tyler, the local lifestyle is active. It is the perfect place for fans of outdoor activities like hiking, boating, swimming, and camping. The locals are friendly and welcoming, and there is always something to do. The surrounding community offers easy access to upscale dining and drinking establishments. Lake Tyler is known for its refined culture and Southern hospitality, making it the perfect place to call home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Tantalize your tastebuds at family-owned and operated Bernard's Mediterranean Restaurant, dine in the lap of luxury at Dakota’s, or feast on freshly made all-you-can-eat soups, salads, and potato bar at The Potpourri House. Additionally, experience the Texas version of winemaking at Whitehouse's Briar Creek Vineyards. Or head up the road to the City of Tyler for an exhaustive list of things to do.
You can find all sorts of entertainment within Tyler's city limits. Relish a leisurely walk along downtown Tyler's charming brick streets while listening to some of the best live local music and sipping locally brewed craft beer. Enjoy the East Texas Symphony, the Tyler Museum of Art, and various high-class theaters, ballets, and other performing arts venues. Whether you are looking to get out of dodge or enjoy a night out on the town, Tyler is the perfect place to go.

Things to Do

Lake Tyler delivers a slew of recreational water activities and sports, from boating to waterskiing, fishing, and swimming. Fishing enthusiasts appreciate the blue-green freshwater lake for its sunfish, largemouth bass, spotted bass, and crappie. At the same time, waterskiers, wakeboarders, and tubers seek calmer waters within the lake's coves and down by its dam.
Land-based activities in the area include camping, hiking, biking, golfing, and other physically engaging options for those who have yet to master their sea legs or prefer to stay dry while keeping busy.
Among the notable attractions and establishments in the Lake Tyler area are Lake Tyler Marina Resort, Lake Tyler Petroleum Club, and The Boulders at Lake Tyler — a family-friendly campground that offers camping, fishing, boating, and fine dining experiences.


Tyler Independent School District is the largest school district in Northeast Texas and serves the Lake Tyler community. With 36 campuses and auxiliary facilities, the district is composed of 17 elementary schools, six middle schools, two high schools, two alternative schools, and one special education campus. Some schools accessible in this area are:
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