City of Lavon

Recreation


Lake Lavon Recreational Areas

map of Lake LavonAt Lake Lavon the Army Corps of Engineers operates 15 lakeside parks with boat ramps and other facilities. Some ramps are free; others charge a launch fee. An annual pass is available, good for use of all boat ramps except in Collin Park, which is operated by a private concession. Full-service marinas are located in Collin Park and East Fork Park and are operated by private concessions. All other lakeside parks are operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers (972) 442-3141.

A1: Twin Groves

Located uplake on Twin Groves Creek. Take US 380 east from Mckinney, go about 12 miles and look for park entrance to the north, before crossing bridge.
Two-lane boat ramp, no dock
No fee required
Open all year

A2: Caddo Park

Located uplake on the east shore. Take US 380 east from McKinney, go about 14 miles and look for signs on the north side designating park entrance
Fishing ponds in park; fee required
Four-lane boat ramp with courtesy dock
No boat launch fee
Open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm

A3: Elm Creek

Located uplake on the east shore. From US 380 in Farmersville, take Texas 78 south 3.25 miles and look for park entrance on west side of road.
One 2-lane boat ramp
No fee required
Open all year

B1: Lakeland Park

Lakeland PavillionLocated mid-lake on the east shore. From US 380 in Farmersville, take Texas 78 south 4 miles and look for park entrance on west side of road.
Four-lane boat ramp
Launch fee or annual pass required
Open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm

PAVILLION - 35' x 50' shelter will accommodate 200 people, area will accommodate 400 - 500 people. 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. the following day, 14 day max. Available for reservation March 1 - Sept 30. Ten 12 ft.picnic tables, 1 large open cooker, 3 small cookers, electricity, drinking water, and restroom available, volleyball court, horse shoe pit, and a large open space available for organized sports and games. Area is physically seperated from the park area by a chain link fence and is adjacent to the lake. Swimming is at own risk (no designated beach nearby).Tent camping is allowed on the shoreline. No ground fires or trenching is allowed. Key may be picked up and dropped off at the park entrance building. A seperate user fee is required for boat launching except for annual permit holders.

CAMPING - 32 tent/primitive sites. Day use and camping available on a first come first serve basis - no reservations. Park attendant on duty six days/wk. Controlled access - park closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. One 4-lane boat ramp and restroom with water available. Camping fee includes user fee for boat launching.

B2: Tickey Creek

Located on the west shore of the east arm of the lake. Take FM 982 south from US 380 in Princeton. Go approximately 3.5 miles then turn east on FM 3364 in Culleoka.
Park is about half a mile down on the right.
Four-lane boat ramp
Boat launch fee required
Open all year

B3: Pebble Beach

Located mid-lake on the east shore. From US 380 in Farmersville, take Texas 78 south 6 miles and look for park entrance on west side of road. Four-lane boat ramp
No fee required
Open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm

B4: Little Ridge

Located on the east shore off Texas 78 between Lavon and Farmersville.
Four-lane boat ramp with dock
No fee required
Open all year

B5: Mallard Park

Located downlake on the southeast shore. Take Texas 78 north from Lavon and look for park entrance on the west side of the road.
Four-lane boat ramp with dock
Launch fee or annual pass required
Open all year

B6: Lavonia Park

Located downlake on the east shore. From Texas 78 north of Lavon, turn west on FM 6.
Two 4-lane ramps, one inside park and one just outside
Courtesy dock provided at inside ramp
Launch fee or annual pass required
Inside ramp open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm. Outside ramp open 24 hours year round.

B7: Clear Lake Park

Located on the west shore of the east arm of the lake. Take FM 982 south from US 380 in Princeton. Go approximately 8.5 miles and look for signs designating park entrance.
Two 4-lane boat ramps; courtesy dock at south ramp
Launch fee or annual pass required
Open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm

C1: Bratonia Park

Take FM 982 south from US 380 out of Princeton. Go approximately 5.5 miles, then turn right on FM 3286. Go about 1 mile then turn right on FM 546. Park is one mile on the west side of the road.
Two-lane boat ramp, no dock
No fee required
Open all year

C2: Highland Park

Located on the west shore of the Trinity River arm. Take Parker road east from Plano; turn left on FM 1378. Go about two miles and turn right on FM 3286. Follow road 2.5 miles and look for park entrance to the north.
Four-lane boat ramp, no dock
No fee required
Open all year

C3: Brockdale Park

Located on the west shore of the Trinity River arm. Take Parker Road east from Plano until it ends at FM 1378. Turn left, go about 2 miles, and turn right on FM 3286. Go 3/4 mile and look for park entrance on right.
Four-lane boat ramp, no dock
No fee required
Open all year

C4: Collin Park

Located downlake on the west shore of the Trinity River arm. From US 75 in Plano, take Parker Road east to where it ends at FM 1378. Turn right, then take first left on FM 2514. Go about one mile, turn right, then go 1.5 miles. Watch for signs designating park entrance.
Two 4-lane boat ramps
Park entry fee required
Open all year
Operated by Collin Park Marina (972) 442-5755

C5: East Fork Park

Located downlake west of the dam. Take Texas 78 east from Wylie, turn north on County Road 389. Park entrance is near intersection of CR 389 and CR 384.
Two 4-lane boat ramps, courtesy dock at east ramp
Launch fee or annual pass required
Open all year, 6 am to 10 pm
Operated by US Army Corps of Engineers and East Fork Harbor Marina (972) 442-1143

C6: Avalon Park

Located downlake west of the dam. Take Texas 78 east from Wylie, turn north on County Road 434, and turn left (west) on CR 384. Look for park on right.
Four-lane concrete ramp with courtesy dock
Launch fee or annual pass required
Open March-September, 6 am to 10 pm

For more information please visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife Website .