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part ofLavon Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Wed Sep 30 2015   Season Dates


Lakeland Pavilion is a pleasant picnic pavilion and large group campground accommodating up to 500 visitors for picnicking, boating and fishing on Lavon Lake.

Natural Features:

The pavilion is in Lakeland Park on the eastern shores of Lavon Lake.

Lavon Lake, in northern Texas, flows from the East Fork tributary of the Trinity River. Its surface area is 21,400 acres and the maximum lake depth is around 59 ft..


Lavon Lake's most common catches include largemouth bass, white bass, blue catfish and crappie.

Equestrian and hiking on nearby Trinity Trail is a great way to explore the area.


The shelter has 12 picnic tables, four cookers, a campfire ring and electric and water hookups. A flat, open area is available for sports like Frisbee and soccer.

Nearby Attractions:

The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in nearby McKinney, features natural history exhibits and nature trails.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Tent camping only
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.10417, -96.44167
33°6'15"N, 96°26'30"W

From US Highway 380, turn right on 78 South at Farmersville. Go south about 4 miles to CR 550. Turn right on CR 550 and continue about 2 miles to the entrance of the park. The pavilion is inside Lakeland Park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

13560 CR 550

Phone Number:

Information:  (972)442-3141
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