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Texas RV Resort Planned Near Tiger Refuge

Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine


Bud Surles’ Signature Resorts has announced a completed master plan for Tiger Creek Resort,
located in Tyler, Texas. Tiger Creek Resort is an enterprise developed
in conjunction with the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, a nonprofit
organization in tiger conservation, education, big cat rescue and

The new resort will sell RV memberships and
cottage timeshares, rent RV sites and cottages and rent event facilities
at the resort, according to a news release.

Amenities include a swimming pool, a small lake and dock, a camper
service building with a gift shop, a playground and two outdoor


“I have had the privilege of working with many unique ideas in my
career, but this one stands to be one of the most exciting,” said
Surles, reminiscing his 30 years of park development and design.

Brian and Lisa Werner, owners of Tiger Creek Resort, are
well-respected in the business community, and the Tyler community. Brian
Werner has experienced substantial success in the startups of several
organizations and Lisa Werner brings a wealth of marketing experience
that will only enhance their combined ability to succeed in this new

“This development is really about bringing people and animals
together through a nature-based tourist attraction that also provides
sustainability for the big cats of Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge.
Basically we plan to offer a ‘living resort’ with an ‘exotic
experience,’” said Brian Werner.

Surles’ Signature Resorts, www.budsurles.com,
provides award-winning services for corporations, public agencies, and
individuals in consulting resort design, master planning for resorts and
RV parks, Greenfield land development, site consultations, and leading
seminars in the resort and RV industries. With more than 30 years of
experience, Surles has won national recognition for his management,
development and leadership accomplishments and offers knowledge and
expertise in developing resorts across the nation.

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