Little Elm Community Information

We think you’ll enjoy calling Little Elm, Texas home!

Little Elm is an active community with the largest beach in North Texas. Whether it is using the new community recreation center, running on the miles of multi-use trails, riding at the wakeboard park, enjoying a day of paddle boarding, or playing sand volleyball on the beach, Little Elm is an active community with fun for everyone.

Recreation & Leisure

Little Elm Has Something For Everyone!

Cottonwood Creek Marina

(in Cottonwood Park)

Cottonwood Creek Marina offers boat slip rentals, boat and jet-ski rentals, and a ships store that is open year round. Please note the marina does not offer public restrooms. For additional information on Cottonwood Creek Marina, please visit their website or contact them at (972) 292-1100.

Little Elm Park

(on Lake Lewisville): 701 W. Eldorado Parkway

The park includes a playground, pavilion with grill (reservations available), amphitheater (reservations available), tent camping (designated areas only and fees apply), boat ramp (fees apply), swim beach, athletic fields, hiking/biking trails, picnic areas, sand volleyball court and fishing.

Cottonwood Park

(on Lake Lewisville): 900 Lobo Lane

On the shoreline of Lake Lewisville you can enjoy picnicking at the picnic tables and fishing. There are hiking trails located just outside the entrance of the park, as well as the Cottonwood Sports Complex. The sports complex has softball and baseball fields (which are reserved for league play), and a public playground that is accessible at all times. There are public restrooms located within Cottonwood Sports Complex.

Union Park

(in the Union Park Development)

Union Park is Little Elm’s 4th major community park and its first on the University Drive (U.S. 380) corridor. Located north of U.S. 380 off Union Park Blvd, the 35 acre wooded park sits atop a hill with an open air pavilion over-looking the park.

Beard Park

(on Lake Lewsiville): 300 E Eldorado Parkway

Recently restored, Beard Park offers a full size pavilion suitable for parties and gatherings, modern restroom facilities, open spaces which maintain a natural feel, safe and sturdy play structures that mimic natural materials and a nostalgic area containing the famed log cabin. Hiking trails are planned for the park and will join those of the Lakefront Trails system, giving hikers, walkers, joggers and runners a connected series of paths they can use to customize their workouts and activities.

McCord Park

(on the eastern side of Little Elm): 2050 FM423

Located along the Cottonwood Creek floodplain on FM 423, McCord Park is a wooded 38 acre park comprised of gentle slopes, a creek, heavy tree cover, a fishing pond, and acres of open space. Amenities in the public park include hike & bike trails, an 18-hole disc golf course, fishing dock, pedestrian bridges, picnic areas, and playground.

Annual Events

Local events that are schedule each year

January – March
United Way United Tribute – Jan
Big Easy in Little Elm – Mar

April – June
Eggtastic Easter – Apr
Craft Brew & Que – Jun
Jet Ski Adventure & Dinner – Jun
Summer Rhythms Concerts in the Park – Jun

July – September
July Jubilee – Jul
Lakefront Paddlefest – Jul
Premier Grilling Texas Steak Championship – Aug
Autumn Fest – Sep
Oktoberfest – Sep
Rock the Doc 5K – Sep
Kid Fish Tournament at McCord Park Pond – Sep

October – December
Pumpkin Hollow – Oct
Christmas at the Beach – Dec
Beard Park Christmas – Dec

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Community Involvement

Getting involved by volunteering is one of the fastest ways to become part of the community.

There are many organizations that contribute to the quality of life by serving the needs of others.
Below is a listing of some of those groups, as well as the type of volunteers they need.

Little Elm Public Library

Volunteers are needed in a variety of areas:

  • Assist with youth programs
  • Repair damaged materials
  • Teaching classes about popular subjects
  • Assist with book processing, shelving and more

100 W. Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068

United Way of Denton County

both the United Way and its partner agencies welcome volunteer assistance.
The best way to learn more is to visit their website.

Little Elm Area Food Bank

The Food Bank relies on volunteers to:

  • receive donations of food, personal care items, and baby products
  • assist with stocking and organizing the pantry
  • providing referral information to clients who visit the Food Bank
  • pick up donations from area grocery stores, schools, churches, and businesses.
  • a variety of clerical and administrative duties, expertise in fields such as public relations, grant application writing, and fundraising

501 Bill St., Little Elm, Texas 75068

Our Housewarmers of Little Elm Sponsors

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