Little Creek Park

Little Creek Park is located at 305 N. Kaufman Street. 

Mr. & Mrs. N. E. Dupree donated approximately 4.2 acres of
 land to the City of Mount Vernon in July, 1958, for the love
 and respect they had for the young people of the town
 and surrounding communities.

The park consist of tennis courts, basketball courts, 
2 playground areas, baseball field, a covered pavillion 
and a walking trail.


Payments may be paid in the form of cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. Mail to City of Mt. Vernon, P.O. Box 597, Mount Vernon, TX 75457 or in person at 109 N. Kaufman St., Mount Vernon, TX. To pay over the phone contact Government Payment Services at 1-888-604-7888 to pay with a credit or debit card. For account # insert "Reservation Fees", the pay location number is 7646 or you may visit their website and pay online at

This location is perfect for family reunions or birthday parties.
Plaza on the Square

It is a perfect location for weddings, parties or
prom pictures.
West End Nature Preserve

Located just south of Interstate 30, West End Nature Preserve is situated on the west side of Lake Cypress Springs. Pristine and primitive, the Preserve is comprised of 455 acres with a 1.2 mile marked nature trail that meanders into deep forest. Its entry is on the west side of Highway 37, 10 miles south of the City of Mount Vernon just north of the main bridge over Cypress Creek.

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