Herman Baker Park

Herman Baker Park
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2500 W Center Street
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Herman Baker Park is a large community park located on 83 acres. Within the park, Pickens Lake has a considerable amount of shoreline and a nature trail system around the lake. The lake dam is a very popular location for sledding after every snowfall in Sherman. The park has mature vegetation and wildlife, giving it a private, naturalistic and serene setting. It’s hard to believe that you are still inside the city when you visit Herman Baker Park.

There is a 1.5 mile hiking trail around the lake with an additional loop along the creek that makes a 1.7 mile long trail. The park has clean bathroom facilities, picnic tables, and benches along the trail. There is fishing, hiking, mountain biking, sledding, picnicking, and a tree trail.


  • 19 picnic tables
  • 34-acre lake
  • One and a half-mile natural trail system

Tree Trail Map
Tree Trail Key

Reservations  903-892-7344

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