Parks and Recreational Activities
Discover our wonderful parks and recreational facilities!
The City of Farmersville's State Historical Marker is located at Farmersville Parkway at the intersection of State Highway 78.
The generator was moved to the park in the 1980's. Farmersville's Memorial City Park is located at 153 South Main Street.
Freedom Plaza in downtown includes a Veterans Memorial, a memorial to Audie Murphy (most decorated World War II Veteran), and a Historical Marker commemorating Audie Murphy's homecoming in 1945.
A restored 1930's Onion Shed, this building was once used as a loading dock for the onion industry. A historical marker is located on the West entrance. The Onion Shed is now used for the Farmers & Fleas Market held the first Saturday of each month, plus many other community events. The Onion Shed is located at 151 South Main Street in downtown. To make reservations, please call 972-782-6151.
The Chaparral Trailhead begins at the Historic Onion Shed and the City Park in downtown Farmersville. The City of Farmersville maintains five miles of the trail; 2.5 miles is paved, and 2.5 miles is a decomposed granite surface. Many geocache locations exist along the Chaparral Trail. This is just a portion of the 130 mile long Northeast Texas Trail, which continues to Paris, Texas and beyond to New Boston, Texas. (See www.northeasttexastrail.org). The trailhead has ample parking, a covered pavilion with picnic tables and restroom facilities, all within walking distance. CLICK HERE to see our latest brochure. To see how the Chaparral Trail is connected to the Northeast Texas Trail System, CLICK HERE to see a power point presentation.
Rambler's Park is located on Farmersville Parkway, adjacent to the Splash Pad.
The Robbin Lamkin Memorial Splash Pad is located on Farmersville Parkway. It's a great place for playing in the water on a hot summer day! The Splash Pad opens on Memorial Day weekend and closed after Labor Day weekend.
Another source of outdoor fun is at Southlake Park, a beautiful setting for bird watching, enjoying a gathering under the pavilion, restroom facilties, hike and bike trails and a nice sized lake for fishing. Southlake Park is located at 1601 Old Josephine Road.
Batter Up!!! The Spain Athletic Complex is an outdoor sports facility with five ballfields, a football area, restooms, and concession area. The Complex is located at 400 Merit Street.
The Charles J. Rike Memorial Library is located at 203 Orange Street. Inside, you will also find a display of Audie Murphy memorabilia. Drop by and get your favorite book, or visit online at www.rikelibrary.com.
The O.E. Carlisle Civic Center, located at 201 Orange Street, is a spacious location with restrooms and kitchen, for gatherings, meetings and other large functions. For scheduling call 972-782-6151. CLICK HERE to see the interior.
Enjoy fellowship and good eats, as well as games and activities, located at 209 Orange Street. Meals are served by Meals on Wheels. If you are interested in participating with Meals on Wheels, please contact Woody Wright at 972-782-8340.
Keep Farmersville Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful. Its mission is to encourage citizen participation in beautification and litter clean-ups of designated areas in our community at regular intervals. Adopt-A-Spot information here.