Tyler State Park - March 21-23

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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby katiehallsmith » Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:25 pm

Love Tyler SP. just an FYI....unless u want to hide it, they don't allow firewood brought in. Some beetle problem? I love red oak loop best, but there is no electric on those sites. Wish we could come! We will be camping elsewhere!
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:49 pm

Whoa!! That is interesting news considering that we like to burn a lot of wood! Thank you for the info!!
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby katiehallsmith » Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:35 pm

The gas station across the road sells it for a pretty penny. U can use theirs bc it's from the same forest. They also sell it for "donation" on the honor system on the loop where the big rigs park w full hook ups. I do that, and pay what I can. They also don't allow gathering of firewood....so you are kinda stuck. It's still a fantastic park!
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:23 am

I will call up there today to get the skinny on the details to see how can they tell if wood was bought from the gas station across the street or 20 miles away, and also to see if their wood on the big RV loop is well stocked! I am camping there this weekend for a test run of my Kenskill and to check out the park. There were only two sites left in the entire park so I will be camping in the big rig section this time... :o
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:44 pm

I just called and spoke with the park staff onsite and they were not aware of any firewood restrictions so maybe that was something that they used to do and lifted it, either way that is good news!!!
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby bg » Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:17 pm

I was wondering about the firewood restriction - I've never heard about that anywhere in Texas. I know that Pine Beetles are bad in the area where I am about 30 miles away.

I have an absolute ton of wood I can bring, I'll probably limit it to whatever one truckload amounts to.
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby james worley » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:24 pm

Are we doing a potluck on sat. ? O r we all on our own.
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:30 pm

I would say that were are fending for ourselves. I don't see many confirmations, just plans but that doesn't mean they aren't reserved, just not posted so I am going by the 100% club LOL
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby bg » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:38 am

Sorry for the lack of a potluck - I've been extremely busy. Hadn't even really thought of it until the wife asked me about it today.

We're not even sure what her work schedule is doing at this point, supposed to be off Saturday, but maybe not
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:01 pm

I just got back from Tyler state park, the loop is cool looking and there are some really scenic views of some deep valleys right off the edge of many of the campsites. The park is cleaning up some one of tree problem, maybe that beetle issue me mentioned earlier as there were a lot of downed trees and burned out spots where they were killing off stuff.
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby bg » Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:46 pm

Should have said something, you were within a few miles of us.

We'll see everyone next weekend.
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby 2bits » Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:53 pm

Yeah it was a last minute thing, There were only two sites left the other day so I just went for it for a one nighter, it just rained off and on and only stormed after I was already in bed, so it was a good night. It turned cold in the morning so I just headed home around noon.
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby james worley » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:01 pm

Ready to camp. Who all's coming ?
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby Cindy » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:29 pm

BG,
Don't think we can make this trip. We camped this weekend in the rain and really got to us. What loop are you in?
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Re: Tyler State Park - March 21-23

Postby aggie79 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:05 am

james worley wrote:Ready to camp. Who all's coming ?



James,

We're ready to camp too. Put us down for a definite maybe. :lol: :? :cry: We have reservations, but life may be tripping us up again.

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