The outlook for Canton is bright with many new exciting projects and programs in the works. You may download a summary of current major initiatives and future projects.
Did you know Canton, TX supports a
population boom of 250,000 visitors
Well, it does. Canton grows to be the
seventh largest city in Texas when
Trade Days is held with over 7,000
vendor spaces set up in the 450-acre
First Monday Park to sell their wares.
Canton is only 60 miles east of Dallas
119 N. Buffalo St., Canton, Texas 75103
Tel: 903.567.1851 | Fax: 903.567.1872
Old City Lake
Pier and bank fishing, swimming (no lifeguard on duty), picnic areas, playground, lighted tennis and volleyball courts, baseball and soccer fields. Call City Hall 903-567-2826 to reserve for group events. Located on Old Kaufman Road, off Hwy. 64 west, main entrance beside Free State Storage.
Twin Lakes Golf Course
Eight miles south of I-20 off Highway 19 in Canton. 903-567-1112. Chosen by the Dallas Morning News as one of the Top Ten New Courses in Texas, Twin Lakes Golf Course offers one of the most challenging layouts in East Texas.
Canton City Lake “Mill Creek Reservoir”
Boat ramp for fishing and sailboats, swimming (no lifeguard on duty). Call City Hall 903-567-2826 for night fishing permits and to reserve for group events. Located on Arnold Paul Road off Hwy. 243 north of Wal-Mart Superstore.
First Monday Park and Civic Center
First Monday and Special Events – RV Park, Civic Center, pavilions, restrooms/hot showers, bandstand, picnic areas. Call First Monday Department 903-567-6556 for group events. Located at 800 Flea Market Road in Canton off FM 859.
Baseball Fields – CYRA
Call 903-567-4745 to reserve fields. Located off Hwy. 64 near Hwy. 243 intersection.
Van Zandt Country Club
Private club with 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, pro shop, clubhouse and dining. 903-567-4884. Located on north access road to I-20 between Hwy. 19 and FM 859.
Rodeo Arena and Van Zandt County Fairgrounds
Van Zandt County Fairgrounds Association 903-567-4149.
Purtis Creek State Park
Tyler State Park
Athens Freshwater Fisheries and Hatcheries
Lake Tawakoni State Park
Lake Tawakoni (fishing)
Lake Ray Hubbard