Rockwall County isn’t big in terms of land, being the smallest county in Texas, but when it comes to adventure, entertainment and amenities, it’s second to none. The county seat of Rockwall is home to outdoor recreation, live music, quality education, fine dining and shopping.
Lake Ray Hubbard is one of the largest lakes in North Texas covering 22,000 acres in Collin County, Dallas County, Rockwall County and Kaufman County. Popular activities include fishing, skiing and boating. There are also numerous parks, beaches, trails and additional outdoor activities around the lake. Anglers have set records with black crappie, bowfin, largemouth bass, hybrid striped bass and striped bass at Lake Ray Hubbard. The area hosts 14 marinas and two yacht clubs.
Rockwall also boasts an impressive Historic District with a farmer’s market and fun, family oriented special events. Or you might like to experience the San Martino Winery and Vineyards, or the Woodcreek Brewing Company.
Additional attractions include the Heritage Farm Museum, Interurban Railway Museum and the Multi-cultural Art Academy. Rockwall's parks also accommodate tennis enthusiasts, bikers and walkers. For golfers, Rockwall's two championship golf courses have ranges that challenge the skills of all. Nearby trails and outdoor activities also include the Rowlett Creek Nature Preserve Trails, the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Mountain Bike Trail, 1,119-acre White Rock Lake Park, Plano Outdoor Learning Center and Trinity Trail among others.
DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport provide commercial and corporate airline travel into and out of the region.Rockwall is serviced by I-30 and very convenient to George Bush Turnpike, I-80 and I-635 for an easy commute to Dallas, Mesquite, Plano, McKinney and other popular cities.
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Rockwall’s biggest attraction sits right on Lake Ray Hubbard. Rockwall Harbor, located to the south of I-30 on the east side of the lake, features numerous restaurants as well as upscale and specialty shops. Open daily and located just 20 miles from downtown Dallas, Rockwall Harbor is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, a major movie theater, charming retail stores, open air festivals, special seasonal events and fabulous entertainment every day. The “Concert on the Lake” series is sponsored by the City of Rockwall and held every Thursday evening from mid-May to mid-August. Enjoy the sounds of music from the many patios or pick up a picnic from any of The Harbor restaurants and enjoy the grass area in the park for a closer look. Rockwall Harbor other offerings include weekly karaoke, live bands, DJ’s, speed dating, dancing and so much more.
Rockwall ISD has one of the highest achievement ratings in the area. All of its campuses achieved the highest rating possible on the 2014 STAAR Accountability System Met Standard. Rockwall ISD students also score well above the state average in all content areas. In addition, the district received a superior rating, the highest possible, on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST). This is the 13th consecutive year Rockwall ISD has received a Superior rating. Rockwall is also home to the Higher Education Center, which is part of the Collin County Community College District. The campus is the district's first campus outside of Collin County itself. Texas A&M University - Commerce holds classes at the center.
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