Lake Fork Area Attractions

Seasonal Festivals

azaleas.jpgAzalea & Spring Flower Trails ~ Tyler, TX

A highlight of each spring season in East Texas is the 10-mile long Tyler Azalea Trail guiding visitors through neighborhoods of quaint brick streets, historic homes, and residential gardens filled with blooming azaleas, dogwoods and tulips.

dogwoodsz.pngDogwood Festival ~ Quitman, TX

Annual Spring event arranged by the Greater Quitman Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the blooming Dogwoods.

winnsautumntrails.png Autumn Trails ~ Winnsboro, TX

Events begin in September and run through the beginning of November.  Events include trail rides, cook outs, pageants, and more.


EagleFest ~ Emory, TX

The annual mid-winter bald eagle survey on Lake Fork and events headquartered out of Emory, Texas.

Some of the events include: Eagle watching barge tours, a bird exhibit, Arts, Crafts, and Food.

Held in January, more info call:
(903) 473-3913 or (800) 561-1182

golf-clip-art-golf-image.jpgGolf Courses

The Links at Land's End
This championship 18 hole golf course has thirteen holes directly on the shores of Lake Fork.
903-383-3290 or toll free 866-913-4110

Lake Fork Golf Club
Also an 18 hole championship golf course located approximately 8 miles from Emory, Texas.

Mineola Country Club
Located in Mineola, Texas the Country Club offers one of the best-ranked nine-hole golf courses in the state.    

Entertainment & Adventure

theater.jpg  Lake Country Playhouse


Located at Mineola, Texas, Lake Country Playhouse is the oldest theater in Texas.



Fish Hatchery ~ Athens, Texasfisheries.png

Located about an hour drive from Lake Fork is the state of the art fish hatchery. The hatchery offers something of interest to everyone who is fascinated by water and the plants and animals that make up the aquatic world.



dairycow.pngSulphur Springs Dairy Museum

Tour the museum and learn about the dairy functions from an early farm kitchen to the modern transport and production of dairy products. Plan lunch at the old fashion soda fountain.


Sulphur Springs kicks off the summer with its annual Dairy Festival, held the 2nd week in June.



First Monday Trade Day ~ fleamarket.jpgCanton, TX

World renown incredible flea market located about 1/2 hour drive from Lake Fork, held the first Monday of every month. (Thursday - Monday).

There are also many antique and specialty shops located at Winnsboro and Quitman, Texas.




Restaurants & Night Clubs

italianfood.pngVerona Italian Cafe

5353 N FM 17
Alba, TX 75410


brospatio.pngBro's Patio

7933 W FM 515
Yantis, Texas 75497


twobrospizza.jpgTwo Brothers Pizza
94 S.Main
Yantis, TX 75497


acatfishplate2.jpgBill Smiths Bufett
5375 FM 17. Alba Tx

Jaime's Restaurant
271 County Road 1558
Alba, TX  75410

Open Daily 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Texas Neon Moon Restaurant
4672 TX-154
Yantis, TX 75497