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Palestine is surrounded by the Piney Woods of East Texas which provide many outdoor recreational activities. Home to several parks, Palestine holds Steven L Bennett park, Greens Park, Reagan Park and Calhoun Park; together they provide over 60 acres of recreation space.
Four lakes reside within the Palestine city limits, each with boat ramps and fishing accessibility. They are: Wolf Creek Lake, Upper Lake, Lower Lake, and Blue Lake.
The Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area is located 20 miles from Palestine to the Northwest. The 10,000 acre wildlife and demonstration area is a natural resource for wildlife observation. The area houses birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, fishes and vegetation.
Palestine is home to Wildcat Golf Course, which was constructed in 1921 and has 9 holes available. To the North is Pine Dunes, which has won awards from Golf Digest and Golfweek.