This reservoir on the Big Cypress River offers marinas, fishing, camping, cabins and boat ramps. Parks include Bob Sandlin State Park and Titus County Park. South of Mount Pleasant, also accessible from Pittsburg. Lake Cypress Springs is adjacent (see Mount Vernon).
The lake offers great bass fishing and is a popular destination for the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Enjoy boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. Campers choose from water/electric sites, screened shelters or limited-use cabins. Admission charge. Twelve miles south of Mount Pleasant on F.M. 21. w...
This work in progress has demonstration beds filled with Texas superstars. Enjoy an East Texas nature trail, iris beds, rainwater harvesting, bluebird houses, sunflower bed and wetland bogs. Always open. 1708 Industrial Road. . At the Titus County Extension property.
This companion impoundment to Lake Bob Sandlin is popular for bass fishing. Parks offer boat ramps, picnicking, and camping. Eight miles southwest of Mount Pleasant via F.M. 127.
See a collection of photographs from the original pioneers of town, Caddo artifacts, old farm implements and other items. Open 1-6 p.m. Mon., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. 213 N. Madison. www.mpcity.net
A self-guided tour through country roads in Titus County follows an established trail of bluebird nesting places. Map and directions available at chamber of commerce. Best viewing is late-February-May. 1604 N. Jefferson.
Visitors will see kettles bubbling with fresh chocolate, caramel or toffee. Watch as chocolatiers roll, dip and decorate each truffle by hand. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 1316 Industrial Road. www.sweetshopusa.com
On the south shore of Lake Monticello, this park offers a boat-launching ramp, camping and picnic areas, electrical hookups and a dump station. Day-use and camping fees. About 10 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant via F.M. 127 to town of Monticello; south on local road to the park and lake.
This impoundment offers a boat ramp and fishing access. Southeast of Mount Pleasant off F.M. 1735 Also accessible from Pittsburg. .
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