Lake Tawakoni

1246 Rains Co. Rd. 1470
Point, TX 75472

Ranger Station: (903) 598-2260

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Nestled along six miles of shoreline amid 480 acres of thick, oak tree-covered terrain, this preserve offers breathtaking views along with some of the best fishing and birdwatching around. You can spend the day on the lakefront water skiing, sailing, swimming and fishing (crappie, catfish and bass). Or, explore the nearby town of Canton, home of the world’s largest flea market.


Campsites: 251 full hookups, 68 power and water only, overflow sites.

Rentals: 20 trailers, 2 Getaway cabins.

Member Amenities

Adult center, boat launches, boat storage, cafe, chapel, conference rooms, covered boat docks, family center, fish cleaning stations, game room, horseshoe pits, laundry facilities, marinas, mini-golf, nature trails, pickleball court, RV storage, shuffleboard, spas, swimming pool, trading post, video games, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Emory, Bald Eagle capital, 10 miles
  • Heritage Park and Historical Village, 12 miles
  • Tanger Outlet Mall, 25 miles
  • Canton Trade Days, largest flea market in the world, 26 miles
  • Sixth Floor Museum, 60 miles
  • Museum of Natural History, 70 miles
  • Great Museum of Art, 70 miles
  • Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, 160 miles


GPS Coordinates: N 32° 52' 20.55" W 95°53' 53.40"; elevation is 447 feet.

From the east: Take I-30 west to Sulphur Springs, then turn left and travel south on Hwy. 19 to Emory. In Emory, turn right and drive two blocks west on Hwy. 69. Then turn left off Hwy. 69 onto FM 276. Drive seven miles on FM 276 to FM 47. Turn left and drive south two miles on FM 47 to the preserve entrance on the right.

From the north: Follow Hwy. 69 to Point. Take FM 47 south. Follow the signs to Thousand Trails.

From I-20: Proceed on I-20 to FM 47, and exit to Wills Point. Proceed north on FM 47 and follow the signs to Thousand Trails.