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Parks & Recreation And Other City Facilities

Discover our wonderful parks and recreational facilities!

IMG_0063The City of Farmersville's State Historical Marker is located at Farmersville Parkway at the intersection of State Highway 78.

 Great_City_Park_PhotoThe City's oldest park, located in downtown on South Main Street, has playground equipment, benches, restrooms, a Civil WarMonument dating to 1917, and the original generator that provided Farmersville with power until 1933.

kids_playing_on_generator_in_park_1_The generator was moved to the park in the 1980's.  Farmersville's Memorial City Park is located at 153 South Main Street.

AMD_08_flag_raising_for_websiteFreedom 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.

Adah_Leah_Pictures_011A 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 Farmersville 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.   For other reservations (other than Farmersville Market)  please call 972-782-6151.

Chaparral_Trail_landscaping_6_05_1_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  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 playingSplash_pad_for_website in the water on a hot summer day!  The Splash Pad opens on Memorial Day weekend and closed after Labor Day weekend.
Southlake_park_fishing_3_09_for_website_1_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.
Spain_Complex_for_website_1_Batter Up!!!  The Spain Athletic Complex is an outdoor sports facility with five ball fields, a football area, restrooms, and concession area. The Complex is located at 400 Merit Street.
Riding_ClubThe Riding Arena is great for horse enthusiasts!  For more information regarding play days and events, see and their Facebook page.  For a map to the facility, CLICK HERE.
The Charles J. Rike Memorial Library is located at 203 Orange Street. Inside, you will also find a display of Audie Murphy memorabilia. cjrlibrary Drop by and get your favorite book, or visit online at
front_with_flowers_9_2010The 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.
Senior_Citizens_CenterEnjoy 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.