Area Attractions

Area Attractions By Category

1. Historic Downtown Denison & Arts District – Few small towns can boast of a downtown district as vibrant and exciting as Denison’s. Tourist can enjoy everything from fine art and antiques to trendy boutiques and cozy restaurants. One end of downtown is the Katy Depot, former Missouri-Kansas & Texas Railroad station. The other end includes the site of the first free public graded school and in between sits the renovated historic Rialto Theater which now offers Branson-style entertainment. Downtown Denison is a true shopper’s paradise from fine home furnishings to art galleries. For everyday needs, visitors can find everything from a pharmacy to a florist shop with several banks, CPAs, lawyers, and financial advisors in between. Downtown Denison has a little bit of everything!
1. WinStar World Casino and Resort – WinStar World Casino and Resort is a hotel and casino located near the Oklahoma–Texas state line, 1 mile north of the Red River. Located 40 minutes south-west of Rock Creek.

2. Choctaw Casinos & Resorts – The Choctaw Casino Resort is a casino and hotel complex located in Durant, Oklahoma. The complex has over 4,500 slot machines and is owned and operated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Located 45 minutes from Rock Creek.

1. Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge – Resting on Lake Texoma, the refuge is open to visitors at various times of the year to hunt, fish and observe the wildlife. Located in Sherman, 30 minutes from Rock Creek.

2. Lake Texoma – The word “best” has been used time and again in publications from across the nation to describe Denison’s grand Lake Texoma. The lake, located 75 miles north of Dallas and 121 miles south of Oklahoma City, is the 12th largest lake in the United States. With approximately 89,000 acres of water surface, Lake Texoma truly is a mecca for those seeking outdoor recreation of every type, including boaters, water-skiers, golfers, campers, hunters, hikers, bikers, bird watchers, and anglers. Lake Texoma is one of the region’s most popular lake destinations because it offers it all.
3Eisenhower State Park – Eisenhower State Park is located north-west of Denison on the shores of Lake Texoma. The park is 423.1 acres (171 ha). and offers nature programs throughout the year. The park has facilities for picnicking, nature study, hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, wildlife observation, ATV use, and camping. Facilities at the park include picnic sites, playground areas, campsites, screened shelters, recreation hall, a campground pavilion, boat dock, an amphitheatre, a lighted fishing pier, an ATV/mini-bike area of 10 acres (40,000 m2), and 4.5 miles (7.2 km) of hike and bike trails.
3Fobb Bottom Wildlife Management Area – Fobb Bottom WMA is located in southern Marshall County. The nearest town is Willis, Oklahoma. The area is 2,205 acres in size and consists of mainly flood plain, river bottom, and cropland.

1. Gainesville Outlet Shops – The beautiful lakefront Gainesville Outlets are located just minutes from the Oklahoma border, in Gainesville. You’ll find shopping and dining for the entire family. Located 40 minutes SW of Rock Creek in Gainesville. (Now Closed)