Cedar Creek Lake

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Gun Barrel City at Cedar Creek Lake

Gun Barrel City, Texas is located on the eastern shore of Cedar Creek Lake and considered by many as the Heart of the lake. The community has grown rapidly since the construction of the reservoir in 1969 and now 5,672 residents call Gun Barrel City home. The City has received several State Honored Awards including The Go Texan Award for becoming a Certified Retirement Community in 2009. Gun Barrel City holds two festivals each year, the July 4th Festival/Concert in the Park and the Christmas Festival/Parade. You can visit the festival website at GunBarrelCityFestivals.net for more information.

Gun Barrel City Calendar of Events


Gun Barrel City July Fest

Concert featuring Whiskey Myers, Mike Ryan, Blacktop Mojo and Cole Risner (more concert announcements to come), The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Carnival, Fireworks Concert tickets can be purchased...


Kadie Lynn Parade and Concert at Gun Barrel City

We are so proud and excited for our girl Kadie Lynn and her journey on America's Got Talent! Gun Barrel City will be hosting a parade and free concert on June 30th starting at 5pm supporting our little...


STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series.

June X, 2016 (Northbrook, IL) - If you hear motors revving, see sod slinging then it's time for the annual Lone Star Mower Racing Association's (LSMRA) STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing...


Gun Barrel City Easter Egg Hunt

Gun Barrel City Easter Egg Hunt March 19, 2016 Gun Barrel City Amphitheater 10am (by Tennis Courts) 3 Age Groups 0-4 5-8 9-12 OVER 10,000 EGGS WITH CANDY AND PRIZES Sponsored by: Martin...


Gun Barrel City Christmas Parade and Fireworks

It's parade time again! December 5, 2015 6:00PM CHRISTMAS AT CEDAR CREEK LAKE The parade will begin at 6:00 PM and fireworks start 30 minutes after the parade at the Gun Barrel City Park. Parade entrants need...

Gun Barrel City News and Community

Aley United Methodist Church embraces same-sex marriages

Aley United Methodist Church and its pastor the Rev. Eston Williams have long extended welcome to all people, including the Cedar Creek Lake's sizable LGBT community. In July the congregation took it a step further by voting to go against the...

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Harbor Light Villas sell 2 homes, one model home still available

Elevators are the newest feature appealing to homebuyers in the Cedar Creek Lake area, according to Don Rowe, who represents Harbor Light Villas. Rowe said retirees and others enjoy the convenience of home elevators to go back and forth between...

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Hollywood crew to film Kadie Lynn Parade on Cedar Creek Lake

Cedar Creek Lake residents found copies of a hand-written flier in their mail boxes this week asking them to honor Kadie Lynn, the 12-year-old singing sensation who recently shined on the America's Got Talent television show. The flier asked...

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Coconut Island to host Stray Dog Independence Day Celebration with concert, fireworks

Animal and music lovers will be entertained at a special Independance Day concert and fireworks show at Coconut Island Bar and Grill Sunday, July 3, 7-11 p.m. The concert will feature Gimme Shelter Band and special guest Kambrie. The cover charge...

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Gun Barrel City to roll out multiple summer entertainment venues in June and July

It’s summer-fun time in Gun Barrel City, and the months of June and July will be big ones. The festivities begin with lawn mower racing when Gun Barrel City hosts the STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series June 11-12 at 8 a.m. at Gun...

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Gun Barrel City Real Estate

Proposed Waterfront Spec Home! Elevator Ready!

$459,000 Featured Waterfront

Convenient to Dallas in Gun Barrel City, the layout features a spacious master bedroom with a spectacular open water view. The home boasts an elevator option, custom trim, granite counters, covered patio and large game room with wet bar and a...

Beautiful Waterfront with great views

$449,000 Featured Waterfront

New construction, waterfront, open water views, covered patio & balcony, gated private peninsula. One hour from Dallas, one mile from Main St Gun Barrel City, salt water infinity edge pool, covered boat slips, lighted waterfront walking trail,...

Extremely Versatile Commercial Opportunities!

$439,000 Featured

Extremely versatile for light MFG or service industry such as daycare. Approx 10,000 sq. ft. metal building extremely clean and well insulated. Two large work spaces-one open space is approx 3,600 sq. ft. heat/air; second open space is approx 2,400...

Business Opportunity!


Opportunity to own your own business! This 2,050 sq. ft. building is right in the hub of Gun Barrel City. 3 different storefronts with outdoor covered patio. Inventory available with separate agreement. Central heat & air, office w/bath, outside...

Immaculate Waterfront Home!

$385,000 Waterfront

Immaculate, well maintained and updated home with walls of windows on wide open water! Fantastic covered deck and views! Pretty treed yard with Appr. 100 feet of waterfront at retaining wall. Big bedrooms, large closets and lots of storage. Open...

Gun Barrel City Vacation Rentals and Cabins

Seaside Island - Outdoor Firepit- 4BR, Sleeps 12

Featured Waterfront

Relax at our beautiful Cedar Creek lake home with expansive new deck and dock. Open water lot with 94 feet of lakefront with soft sandy bottom. Best water (smoothest) on the lake for skiing and recreational fun! Email us for more...

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. ...

Flamingo Bay-Outdoor Firepit-108 ft. Lakefront - Open Water

Featured Waterfront

Relax at our beautiful Cedar Creek lake home with expansive new deck and dock. Open water lot with 108 feet of lakefront with soft sandy bottom. Best water (smoothest) on the lake for skiing and recreational fun! Email us for more...

Your Waterfront Vacation Starts Here!


VillaRosa at Cedar Creek Lake is a spacious ranch-style lake house with three bedrooms, two baths, a full kitchen and two living areas for hours of fun. One living area has a great lake view and cozy fireplace, the other is a game and entertainment...

Gun Barrel City Recreation

Lakeridge RV Park


Located in Gun Barrel City, TX, LakeRidge RV Park is a full service RV park that offers guests a laid back country setting. Our park is well appointed with large, wide spaces, great amenities, and plenty of events to keep you busy while here. So...

Coconut Island Bar & Grill

Lakeside restaurant and nightclub on the island off of the causeway connecting Seven Points to Gun Barrel City. Open for lunch and dinner, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. all week long. Bar and patio open until midnight Sunday through Thursday, until 2...

Dallas Fishing Charters at Cedar Creek Lake

Full-time Fishing Guide and Instruction Service on Cedar Creek Lake. We specialize in catching what's biting the best & keeping you on fish. We provide every customer with quality fishing equipment and the latest side image fish finders...

The Flying Grape & Bean Coffee Gift House

The Flying Grape & Bean Coffee Gift House is not the type of cafe you might expect to find in the rural area of the Gun Barrel City Airpark. From the tastefully decorated rooms to the unique menu of gourmet coffees, Frappaccinos, exotic teas,...

Cochran's Cafeteria

When you want a wide variety of good home-cooked food served fast to eat-in or carry out at a convenient Gun Barrel City location, Cochran's Cafeteria is the ideal destination. For dining in the cafeteria is spotless, and the atmosphere is pleasant....

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 97

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 77



Hi: 98

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76



Hi: 99

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77



Hi: 100

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 78

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/30: 321.18 (-0.82)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 27)

Water lightly stained; 85–90 degrees; 0.72’ low. Black bass are fair on weightless worms and shakyheads on docks with brush. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and prepared bait.