Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Cedar Creek Lake

Cedar Creek Lake, the fourth largest lake in Texas with over 320 miles of shoreline, is located just one hour southeast of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The short drive combined with the option for private boathouse ownership makes popular among visitors, "weekenders" and permanent residents alike.  More Lake Information

Cedar Creek Lake Calendar of Events


Kaufman County Tea Party Fundraiser

Support your local Tea Party!! The Kaufman County Tea Party is excited to announce our 2017 "Don't Mess with Texas" Fundraiser to be held at the Mesquite Rodeo Convention Center. Our keynote...


Live Music Athens Brewing Co on the Square (every Fri/Sat nights)

Local craft beer, food, and music on the square, open daily at noon (T,F noon to 1:30 for lunch; 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.) Sat (noon to 11 p.m.) Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Also serving Tara Wines....


"COUNTRY BREEZE" Band at American Legion

"Country Breeze" Band will be performing at the American Legion in Gun Barrel, Texas on August 26 from 8:00 PM until midnight. "Country Breeze" consists of Tim Draper, Buddy Kubicek, De...


Plant Sale

Yard art, bulbs, poppy seeds, shrubs, trees, fall color! East Texas Arboretum.


Big Fat Greek Gala at the East Texas Arboretum

Come to Athens (Texas, that is!) and enjoy an evening of entertainment and Greek dinner, complete with kebobs and baklava! $65 / ticket Reservations, call 903-675-5630

Cedar Creek Lake News and Community

New annexation law targets Cedar Creek Lake area

The Municipal Annexation Right to Vote Act, a priority on Governor Abbott’s Special Session call, was passed this week after an amendment by State Rep. Lance Gooden that included Henderson County into...

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Adopt a pet on Clear the Shelter Day without a fee

Animal shelters across the nation will be participating in “Clear the Shelter Day 2017” Saturday, Sept. 19. Shelters in the Cedar Creek Lake will open their doors as well, waiving adoption fees...

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CCLACC plans Luau 2017

The Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will host Luau 2017 at the East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society Sept. 30, 2017. It will feature authentic Hawaiian fare and entertainment by Keola’s...

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2 county judges to call it quits

Henderson County Judge Richard Sanderson recently announced he would not seek a third term after his second four- year term ends Dec. 31, 2018. Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood made a similar announcement...

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TRWD hosts annual lake clean-up party

It’s time for the annual Cedar Creek Clean-Up and After-Party Picnic. The 19th Annual Tarrant Regional Water District and 106.1 KISS FM community-wide event will be Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m....

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Cedar Creek Lake Real Estate

Luxury Waterfront Lot in Beacon Hill

$425,000 Featured Waterfront

Located only 45 minutes from downtown Dallas in the luxury waterfront community of Beacon Hill, Lot 23 has over 101 feet of lake frontage, overlooks the signature beacon, and is walking distance to the private marina and Community Pool and Amenity...

Picturesque Setting at Cedar Creek Lake!

$275,000 Featured Waterfront

The picturesque setting of this wonderful full-time lake home welcomes you with breathtaking curb appeal. Sitting on 3 beautifully landscaped lots, this spacious and lovely, 3/2.5/3+ offers an open plan with a private Master Suite, handscraped...

Ruth Springs on Cedar Creek Lake

$900,000 Featured Waterfront

1,800 feet of lake frontage. Watch narrated aerial video and download Property Detail at: www.landsofamerica.com/listing/1748105. Bank-owned; will finance. Mature trees, privacy. On deep cove. Own the point. 33 lots. All or part.

Great View On Treed Waterfront Lot!

$69,000 Featured Waterfront

Open water, nice view and mature trees on one and a half lots that also has a concrete boat ramp. Located at the end of a cul de sac amongst nice homes, this would make a great place to build that new lake house!

Waterfront Living Perfected

$1,999,000 Featured Waterfront

This amazing waterfront home is completed and ready for immediate occupancy!! The architect has perfected a design for the lot that maximizes the amazing open water views. This "Lake Resort" luxury home design has 5700 sq.ft. of living...

Cedar Creek Lake Vacation Rentals and Cabins

Cute lake House in Cedar Crest Shores


Cute comfortable lake house in Cedar Crest Shores in Tool Tx. The House of Refuge II is 1.5 blocks from boat ramp, fishing and swimming dock. Home is well equipped with full kitchen, washer/dryer, AC/Heat. Enjoy the great outdoors on the large deck...

Shady Shores - 4 BR/Sleeps 14- 149ft Open Waterfront/Deep Water

Featured Waterfront

Relax at our beautiful Cedar Creek lake home with new screened deck. Open water lot with 149 feet of lakefront and deep water. Best water (smoothest) on the lake for skiing and recreational fun! For more photos, please email us. ...

BRIDGETTS TRIPLE B creek 2 0ne bd and one two bed cottage

Featured Waterfront

BRIDGET'S TRIPLE B COTTAGES, located on three wooded acres the east side of Cedar Creek Lake. We offer two one-bedroom cottages and one two bedroom cottage. The one bedroom cottages include a small kitchenette with toaster coffee maker(we...

Mallard Mist - Summer Days at the Lake!

Featured Waterfront

Summer Weekends - 2 nights minimum. Click "VISIT MY WEBSITE" (left of photo above) for folders with photos of the CEDARS and FERN COTTAGE. Your choice of one of two wonderfully comfortable homes on 200' of lakeshore. ...

Southern Comfort on Cedar Creek Lake - Pontoon Boat available - See Details

Featured Waterfront

There are many special memories that friends and family can experience while staying at Southern Comfort. You can tour the Texas Freshwater Fisheries or visit the beautiful East Texas Arboretum in Athens, is only 15 minutes away. From Zip Line parks...

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast



Hi: 97

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76


Partly Sunny

Hi: 96

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76



Hi: 97

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 76


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 91

Wednesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 73

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 8/20: 321.65 (-0.35)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 26)

Water lightly stained; 83–87 degrees; 0.15’ high. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged worms and shakeyhead worms. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.