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Parks & Recreation And Other City Facilities

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Farmersville Parks Master Plan Open House #2
Date & Time: Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: Collin College Farmersville Campus Library Commons

Parks Master Plan Open House 05-30-24
Farmersville Parks Master Plan Draft Recap Document
Open House - May 30, 2024

Discover our wonderful parks and recreational facilities!

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

Farmersville Memorial City Park
Great_City_Park_PhotoThe City's oldest park, located in downtown on South Main Street, has playground equipment, benches, restrooms, a Civil War Monument 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 Memorial City Park is located at 153 South Main Street.

AMD_08_flag_raising_for_websiteFreedom Plaza
Located 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_011Farmersville Onion Shed
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 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 trailheadChaparral Trailhead
The 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
Located on Farmersville Parkway, adjacent to the Splash Pad.

Robbin Lamkin Memorial Splash Pad
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.
south lakeSouthlake Park
The lake is another source of outdoor fun and a beautiful setting for bird watching, enjoying a gathering under the pavilion, restroom facilities, 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_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_ClubFarmersville Riding Arena
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.
Charles J. Rike Memorial Library
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_2010O.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.

Senior_Citizens_CenterFarmersville Senior Center
Enjoy fellowship and good eats, as well as games and activities, located at 209 Orange Street. 

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.