Put a Spring in Your Step in Pilot Point, Texas

Head north out of the DFW Metroplex in North Texas toward Oklahoma and you’ll see signs for Pilot Point, Texas, a quaint town with a population hovering near 5,000, located on the eastern side of Ray Roberts Lake. It is the oldest settlement in Denton County and is a National Historic Landmark as well as a Certified Scenic City. It’s only a quick drive from Denton, home to the University of North Texas, and is the perfect place for a spring getaway.

Pilot Point may not be a big city, but it is certainly packed with charm and fun activities for travelers of all ages. From historic sites to peaceful parks, Pilot Point is a spot where you can have big fun in a small town. Spring is a wonderful time of year to check out this quaint spot and engage in all the outdoor fun offered in Pilot Point. If a spring getaway is on your bucket list, pack your bags for Pilot Point, Texas!

Four fun activities in Pilot Point in the springtime

  • Texas TulipsVisitors drive from miles around to visit the tulip fields in Pilot Point and snag beautiful bouquets of flowers as well as gorgeous photos that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, Texas Tulips is already closed for the 2024 season, but this spot is worth bookmarking and keeping in mind for future trips to the area.
  • Sharkarosa Wildlife RanchLions and tigers and bears, oh my! This wildlife ranch is home to dozens of animals, reptiles and species that will enthrall you. Open weekends, Sharkarosa invites guests to spend the day with the animals. There are opportunities to interact with and feed several different animals, as well as 126 acres of land to explore and examine while you’re onsite. You can easily spend a day here!
  • Pecan Creek Strawberry FarmFresh fruit anyone? Go pick your own at Pecan Creek! Spend some time in the spring sunshine picking your own strawberries and imagining the possibilities for them! Will you make jam? Or strawberry cheesecake? The list of delightful spring treats you can make with strawberries you pick yourself is virtually endless. Enjoy!
  • Lake Ray RobertsIf you’re ready to spend a day with Mother Nature, Lake Ray Roberts should be your destination. There are so many fun things to do at this serene location you’ll have to play favorites. Check out horseback riding or go swimming at the beach. Or you can fish, hike, geocache or bird watch. No matter how you choose to connect with nature, you’ll certainly enjoy the surroundings at Lake Ray Roberts.

Enjoy far north Texas, travelers!

Pilot Point lodging

Just north of Pilot Point, close to the Texas/Oklahoma border, you’ll find Whitesboro, Texas, the perfect spot to stay while you’re enjoying time in Pilot Point. There you’ll find Whitesboro RV, a family-friendly, affordable spot to enjoy some time away from your hustle and bustle. Guests to this modern RV resort will love the complimentary coffee bar, playground, catch-and-release fishing pond and more. What are you waiting for? Plan your vacation to far north Texas today!


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