- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Denison, Texas, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Military Museums, Specialty Museums and Lake.
- From Waterloo Lake Regional Park to Munson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Denison and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sherman and Durant.
Outdoor time is on the menu at Waterloo Lake Regional Park. There's a lake surrounded by a nature trail, a pavilion with tables, even horseshoe pits. Several playgrounds are available for the little ones.
The lake within the Eisenhower State Park is the main attraction in the area, meaning that most visitors enjoy boating, jet skiing, and swimming. There are also scenic trails along the lakeshore for both hiking and biking.
Within the region of Denison is the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park. The site seeks to preserve the home in which the former President was born and to illustrate the working class lifestyle of his family.
Providing direct access to Lake Texoma, GrandPappy Point Marina offers a variety of pontoon boat rentals for visitors to take out on the water. The marina provides amenities like boat services, lodging, pavilions, and a restaurant.