Lamar County Texas Tourism and Visitor Resources
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Lamar County offers a wide variety of interesting places to see. Plan your visit or business trip by visiting the web sites of the merchants and points of interest listed on this page. If you need more information, please visit the city pages. Our goal is to provide what you need for your visit.
Wondering what our county looks like? You can visit the Lamar County photos page to view some photos of the area. Each City Page offers a link to photos from that city as well.
Festivals and Events
The Red River Valley Fair is in Paris Texas each year. There are home & garden, livestock, entertainment, and other exibits. Plan to attend on your vacation or business venture.
The Festival of Pumpkins happens the last weekend in October each year in downtown Paris. There are competitions, and not just about pumpkins. Enjoy music, food and just have a grand time visiting the merchants.
Easter in Fair Park is always a good time for the kids, and everyone in general. There are so many events and things to do.
Lakes & Parks
Lakes &Parks are scattered throughout Lamar County. If you know of one that we don't have listed, please let tell us about it.
Pat Mayse Lake, managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, provides fishing, boating, swimming, camping and more. The dominant fish at the lake are the White & hybrid striped bass, Largemouth & spotted bass, Crappie and Catfish.
The Pat Mayse Dam Moist Soil Unit is a series of wetlands just below the dam and stretching along the banks of Sander´s Creek. There is a wildlife blind available to view the birds and wildlife that is attracted by the area.
Lake Crook, managed by the City of Paris, offers picnic areas, boating and fishing. The dominant fish at Lake Crook are the Channel catfish, Largemouth bass and White Crappie. View Lake Crook photos.
The Gambill Goose Refuge is located along Lake Gibbons on County Rd-33060 off of FM-2820 just west of Paris, Texas. John Gambill started feeding migratory geese on his land which attracted several thousand geese annually. When Gambill died in 1961, his 600 acres became a permanent refuge for waterfowl. Accross the lake is Camp Gambill Girl Scout Camp.
If you like history, visit some of the museums in the county. We're sure you will enjoy learning about the County of Lamar.
The Blossom Museum and Civic Center is located at 215 Pine Street in Blossom, Texas. It is open on Friday's from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tours may be arranged for groups by appointment.
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site in Paris is open to the public. The historic house sits on .4 acres.
Even if your interest is not in Lamar County, our location gives you easy access to other counties around us ... and even the state of Oklahoma.
It is amazing where you can go and what you can see in one day around Lamar County Texas!
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