Here’s What to Do When It’s NOT First Monday:
If you come to Mill Creek Ranch Resort on a weekend other than the First Monday, don’t worry – there is still SO Much to DO!!!
WIRED Zip Line & Challenge Course (1/4 mile) A brand new state of the art zip line adventure course in Canton, Texas. With some of the highest platforms and the longest zip lines in the state of Texas, our trained and certified guides will guide you through every step of the course whether you’re on the zip lines or the sky bridges. Ground school will teach you everything you need to know to have a thrilling experience on the WIRED course.
Splash Kingdom Waterpark & Miniature Golf (1/2 mile) A family friendly waterpark whose mission is to glorify God while providing a safe and fun recreation experience for families. The water park features a kids castle, wave pool, lazy river, water slides, 3D Glow in the Dark miniature golf and so much more! The glow-in-the-dark 3D mini golf course is open year round and available for parties.
Canton Christmas Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch (1 mile) Family Fun, East Texas Style! Come visit Canton Christmas Tree Farm for their Fun Filled Pumpkin Festival. Packed full of kids activities with Amusement Rides, Pumpkin Decorating, Face Painting and the Pumpkin Launcher just to name a few. Then return to select your Christmas tree for the Season and create a memory for a LIFETIME! We invite you to Canton Christmas Tree Farm to begin a new family tradition. There is lots of fun stuff to do, so don’t forget to bring your camera for that perfect family Christmas card picture!
Buffalo Creek Motocross Park (5 miles) Buffalo Creek is real motocross. Winding outdoor layout, great jumps, diverse obstacles with five different soil types. Separate 4 wheeler track also available. Fun for all ages. Live bands every Saturday night in The Door Club at the track!
East Texas Gators & Wildlife Park (7 miles) Relax by the duck pond and watch the Gators feed in their natural environment. View gator eggs, baby gators and adult gators of all sizes. There are also ducks, snakes, swans, geese, lizards, turtles, fish and other reptiles to keep you entertained.
Twin Lakes Golf Course (9 miles) 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. An excellent course for group retreats.
Heritage Park Outdoor Museum (10 miles) Founded in 1976 as a bicentennial ongoing project, Edgewood Heritage Park encompasses fourteen restored and furnished structures representing rural life in 1900 Van Zandt County. The outdoor museum preserves the rural culture and architectural heritage for present and future generations. Tour turn of the century buildings, such as the “Tomcat” Cafe, the Edgewood Band Stand, Gilliam’s Gas Station, a country store, barber shop and print shop. Experience a taste of what life was like back then.
Blueberry Hills Farms (18 miles) Come pick your own East Texas berries, visit the country store and bakery. OPEN 7 days a week in June & July. Pick ‘n Edom!
Splash Kingdom Water park (1 mile) Always something to do. No matter what the temperature is, Splash Kingdom offers glow in the dark putt putt as well as outdoor laser tag. The water park opens Memorial Day weekend.
Lake Fork (30 miles) Known as the trophy bass fishing lake of Texas. Lake Fork holds 15 of the top 20 Texas State Record Largemouth Bass. It is comprised of 27,690 surface acres. From Lake Fork’s inception, it was created as a textbook fishery, including initial stockings before the lake filled. Lake Fork was established by the Texas Parks and Wildlife, as a premier bass fishing lake, with 732,514 Florida Black Bass being stocked from 1979 through 1987. Lake Fork offers excellent fish habitat with 80% standing timber left intact, and hydrilla, milfoil, and duckweed being the predominant vegetation. Other species of fish include catfish, black and white crappie, sunfish, and bluegill.