NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:Photos by Ruel #106ontheBricks
Easter Egg Hunts, Spring Break activities, and Pumpkin Patches with gemstone mining, barrel train, music garden, playground, wheel walk, bouncy balls, board maze, barn yard, hayride, and shaved ice.
Located on the Cherokee Trace, Lake Gilmer is a renowned crappie and bass lake tucked away in the Piney Woods. Lake Gilmer Park and Kelsey Creek Sanctuary is ideal for family and group gatherings with picnic tables and covered cook-out spaces. There is also a handicap accessible walking trail, hiking trails, fishing pier, swimming area, volleyball court, and swings.
Step into another time and place, where the living is easy, the fish are jumping, and the fireflies light up the summer sky with a luminance from days gone by. Take a long stroll through the East Texas pineywoods or try your luck in our fully stocked fishpond. Sit by the fire in the cool of the evening with a glass of wine and a toasty s’more as you watch the sun setting behind the trees, serenaded by a heavenly frog chorus.
8:00 - 11:00
First Saturday of the month
110 Henderson St.
We are a premier event center with approximately 40,000 sq. ft. conveniently located north of downtown Gilmer at 1218 US Hwy. 271 N. Our venue offers flexible spaces designed to accommodate many events and we take pride in providing one of the finest performance and meeting centers in East Texas. The Civic Center can host almost any event from fine arts to family reunions, We are confident that our venue will be a great choice and would love to show you the many options we have to make your event successful and memorable.
When you enter the portals of Gilmer's neoclassical style federal building you will take a walk through over 150 years of time. Join us to explore and learn our history from the ancient mounds constructed by Caddo Indians to the fringes of outer space touched by graduates of Upshur County schools.
This red brick concrete building houses served the people of Upshur County as a post office from February, 1926 until October, 1992. With funds acquired from private citizens, the City of Gilmer, and the County of Upshur, the building was purchased from the federal government and opened the first exhibits October 1, 1993.
Dud's on the Lake will have a wide verity of items featured on the menu. We will have a full service bar, to include liquor, in August. Dud's is a private club that is required to have membership in order to sell alcohol in this precinct of Upshur County. You may buy your membership at Dud's for $3.00 for one year of membership. Follow us on social media for specials, game night information, and lots of events! (private events are available, and there is a private party or meeting room available) Happy Hour specials will be offered. We are going to have a great time at Dud's so grab your fiends and come watch the game with us. No matter if you are an Aggie, Horn, Sooner, or others we won't mention, there is a bar stool or table for you. We can't wait for the NFL Sundays to role around. We know that Dud's is the only place you will wanna catch the game. Getting to know your name and offer the best place in East Texas to hang out all year round is our goal! We are always open to new ideas so be sure to let us hear from you!
Located high atop the Barnwell Mountains of East Texas is one of the state's most exciting motorized off-road parks. Opened in 2000, this Texas Motorized Trails Coalition (TMTC) property offers dirt bikes, UTVs and OHVs 1,850 acres of pure delight. There are 27+ miles of single track trails for dirt bikes and many more miles of challenging trails for UTVs and OHVs. There is a 16 mile Adventure Trail for the dirt biker or ATV rider looking for a less demanding ride and there are trails that even the novice UTV and OHV riders will enjoy!
The history of Gilmer Country Club is a legacy of duty to all of our members - past, present and future. The unique environment and stunning setting have been at the heart of our club. The Gilmer Country Club experience offers much more than just our premier 9-hole golf course.
We have a 9ft deep swimming pool complete with a patio deck with lounge area, 2 stocked fishing ponds, tennis courts, beautiful walking paths plus our excellent Bar & Grill is a must experience at each visit. GCC is truly one of a kind.
We cordially invite you to come visit us! The public is always welcome to golf & enjoy GCC's Bar & Grill. However, you must be a member or a guest of a member to enjoy the rest of our facilities.
Quench your thirst for fun, fellowship and faith as we become Gushers of God’s Love! This summer we will reflect on Jesus’ remarkable encounter with the Samaritan Woman at the Well in John 4. Jesus meets us where we are, loves us for who we are and invites us to love God and one another.
The East Texas Yamboree is a big family event where there is something for everyone to enjoy:
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Fox Stephens Field / Gilmer Municipal Airport, was first dedicated on October 23, 1969. This was a day in which many contributed much of their time, efforts, inspiration and encouragement so that this addition to the industrial growth of our county could be made possible. The facility has served as a tool in bringing industry to this area and we have continued to encourage its use by local industry.
Looking for perfect venue to host your upcoming event. The Yamboree Event Center is over 11,000+ sq ft of versatile event space that will accommodate up to 2,000 people. Our spacious floor plans allows you ample amount of space to setup for any grand occasion.