Parks & Recreation

Upper Lake

Located at Upper Lake Road off of W. Spring Street on Armory Road (opposite side of road of Civic Center)

The East side of Upper Lake has four covered picnic tables, one grill, and one fishing pier.

The West side of Upper Lake has two separate shelters covering three total picnic tables. One shelter is 20X28, and the other one is 12X15. West Upper Lake also has two uncovered picnic tables and one boat ramp. Currently, there are no grills in this area.

Upper Lake is the entrance to the Community Forest Trail Head, which has approximately one mile of trails along a portion of the lake.

West Side Upper Lake is across the lake from East Side Upper Lake. You can walk across the dam from one side of Upper Lake to the other.


Patsy Smith

Parks and Recreation Director

(903) 731-6000

Ricky Dorsey

Parks & Recreation

201 E. Coronaca St.
Palestine, TX 75803

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm