Ya ever eat at one of those out-of-the-way places and think, “Now I know why everyone comes here?” That was our experience at a restaurant off Highway 65 south of Dumas where Pickens Store is packed with hungry travelers and locals.
Pickens is the name of the small unincorporated community with a population of 173 and is home to the Walnut Lake Country Club. But it is satisfying hungry humans with the food that is served at the Pickens Store and Restaurant. The daily specials for the week are posted on the board, and when they run out, they run out.
If you want to step back in time with a visit to an old general store and shop a little too while you wait for the food, this is your place.
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