Hackberry Pavilion

Lavon Lake

Hackberry Pavilion is an excellent place for visitors to spend the day at Lavon Lake, enjoying the beach, picnicking and boating.

The picnic pavilion holds a whopping 500 guests and the sandy swimming beach is a big hit during warm months.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The pavilion is located in Avalon Park, on the south shores of Lavon Lake. The lake is sourced by the East Fork tributary of the Trinity River and spans a surface area of 21,400 acres in northern Texas.

The name "hackberry," refers to the deciduous tree which commonly thrives in warm temperate regions, of Texas, including the area around Lavon Lake.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Wylie is home to a wildlife rescue and education center, where visitors can see lions, leopards, cougars, bobcats and more.


Lavon Lake's most common fish include the largemouth bass, white bass, blue catfish and crappie. Horseback riding and hiking is sublime on the nearby Trinity Trail.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 972-442-3141

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Hackberry Pavilion is located on the east end of Avalon Park. From Wylie, TX, Go North on State Highway 78, take a left on Eubanks, and a right on Skyview Drive. Avalon Park is on the left side of the road. From Lavon, go South on State Highway 78 approximately 2 miles, after crossing over the Trinity River, turn right at Lavon Reservoir sign (CR 384). At the intersection of CR 384 and Skyview Drive, take a left and continue 1/2 mile; Avalon Park will be on the right.

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