Lake Texoma Local Attractions
Lake Texoma offers visitors a diversity of entertainment and fun ... from shopping to outdoor activities and watersports to historical state and national wildlife parks. Below are just a few things that can be found a short distance from Cedar Mills.
 

LAKE TEXOMA

Lake Texoma is an 89,000-acre water playground just halfway between Oklahoma City and Dallas. The lake has a string of islands with sandy beaches, scenic coves for anchoring and beautiful shoreline vistas with varied terrain.

Lake Texoma is famous for its fishing, particularly striped bass (stripers!). The lake is also full of catfish, crappie and other kinds of bass. Professional fishing guides are available to ensure a great experience.

Lake Texoma is also known as a great sailing lake and you’ll see lots of beautiful sailboats out on the water. In addition, there are two wildlife refuges on the lake which attract a wide variety of birds especially during the spring and fall migrations.
 

EISENHOWER BIRTHPLACE
STATE HISTORIC PARK

Visit the Dwight D. Eisenhower Birthplace and Museum in Denison. While in Denison also visit the Red River Railroad Museum and various antique shops and boutiques.

 
 

RED RIVER PEACH ORCHARD

A visit to the Red River Peach Orchard is an opportunity for friends and families to pick sweet, juicy, tree-ripened peaches directly from the tree! The Orchard is a U-Pick orchard. It has over 200 peach trees in season around June full of ripe, juicy peaches just waiting for you to pick 'em! Open Thursday through Sunday at 8 am.

 
     
 

TEXOMA COFFEE ROASTERS

Texoma Coffee Roasters is a family-owned business dedicated to roasting the finest coffees and presenting them to the consumer at a fair price. Small batch roasting at its best, using a 7 kilo Driedrich roaster. With these small batches, every part of the roasting cycle can be controlled.

     

LAVENDER RIDGE FARMS

Lavender Ridge Farms grows two varieties of lavender and different scented herbs. They also handcraft wreaths from natural lavender collected on the farm. They offer lavender and herbal soap, potted lavender and herbal plants. Spring 2006 will be the first lavender and herb cutting. Everyone is invited to come on out for a glass of lemonade and a tour of the farm.

 
     

HAGERMAN NATIONAL
WILDLIFE REFUGE

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge includes 3,000 acres of marsh and water, and 8,000 acres of upland and farmland. During the fall, winter and spring, the marshes and waters are in constant use by migrating and wintering waterfowl. A four-mile, self-guided auto tour route is located in the main management unit of the refuge. Leaflets and roadside exhibits provide information on the area and the refuge programs.

 
     
 

RED RIVER VALLEY BIRDING AND NATURE FESTIVAL

Each April, the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge offers field trips, seminars, workshops, and demonstrations as part of it's annual Red River Valley Birding and Nature Festival. The festival also offers children's activities and stargazing. Find the hot spots for painted buntings, northern cardinals, scissor-tailed flycatchers and the yellow-billed cuckoo!

     

GOLF COURSES

There are several challenging golf courses located within a short distance of Cedar Mills. Buncombe Creek Golf is a PGA Golf Passport Member Course and is located approximately five-minutes by car from Cedar Mills. The course is currently a nine-hole course. Par/Yardage: 36/3024. Standard greens fee: $10 weekdays, $12 weekends and $6 twilight.

 
  Another nearby course is Chickasaw Pointe, a championship course featuring 18 holes, par 72, with bent grass greens, bermuda grass tees and fairways, well-placed sand bunkers and spectacular lake views. Both courses include putting and chipping greens, driving range, and pro shop with cart rentals. Chickasaw Pointe is a quick 25 minute drive north of Cedar Mills. No metal spikes allowed at either course.
     
 

CROSS TIMBERS HIKING TRAIL

Built in 1969, the Cross Timbers Hiking Trail heads west from Juniper Point, some 14 miles along the southern shoreline of Lake Texoma. The trail is divided into segments and marked with mile posts and other references. Impressive vantage points overlook the lake and shoreline and the surrounding woodlands typify the Cross Timbers environment. The trail's difficulty is rated as moderate to easy and its head is located approximately five minutes from Cedar Mills.

     

GORDONVILLE COMMUNITY HAY DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL

The Gordonville Hay Day Parade and Festival is a celebration of community pride and friendship that is held the first part of June each year. The day-long celebration kicks off at 11 am with a parade of antique tractors, horseback riders, antique automobiles and local honorees. Immediately following the parade, the Festival kicks into full swing with booths and exhibits displaying some of the finest examples of local and regional arts, crafts, community service and support groups, and of course, snacks. Hitch a ride on a stagecoach or take a train ride. The Gordonville Community Hay Day is a real taste of a country celebration, and of course, there's live music too!.

 

     
 

GAINESVILLE OUTLET MALL

Shop till you drop at the Gainesville Outlet
Mall. Also stop by the many antique shops in Gainesville and the more than 30 restored
Victorian homes in the historic district.

 
Cedar Mills Marina & Resort
500 Harbour View Road
Gordonville, Texas 76245-3714
Phone: 903-523-4222
Fax: 903-523-4077
E-mail: marina@cedarmills.com
 
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