Pilot Point is located in the gentle rolling hills north of Dallas . Rich in history, the town is the oldest settlement in Denton County and is a Texas Main Street City . Pilot Point’s commercial district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . The area is home to more than 25,000 horses and 300 ranches, serving a diverse mixture of breeds and horse disciplines, from Quarter Horses to Equestrians. Recreational opportunities are available at 30,000-acre Ray Roberts Lake State Park , including Jordan Branch Park, located on the west side of town; the 1400-acre Isle du Bois State Park; and the Ray Roberts Greenbelt, a 20 mile multi-use trail system from Lake Ray Roberts to Lake Lewisville. Pilot Point is minutes from the county seat of Denton , home to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University.