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 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 Halloween Movies in the Park

Gun Barrel City Halloween Movies in the Park October 31, 2015 Hotel Transylvania 7PM The Goonies 8:30PM Beetlejuice 10:30PM FREE EVENT Gun Barrel City Park Pavilion Bring your own...


Gun Barrel City July Fest Concert

GUN BARREL CITY JULY FEST July 3 and 4, 2015 Car Show, Triple T Amusements Carnival Ninja Turtle Pizza Party *SOLD OUT* 106.9 Battle of the Bands, Trio Loco, The Hindenburg Project, Johnny Cooper,...


Gun Barrel City Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Giveaway

Gun Barrel City Easter Egg Hunt & Candy Giveway April 4, 2015 Business Sponsored Candy Giveaway at the Pavilion 2-2:45pm Easter Egg Hunt at the Amphitheater 3pm (by Tennis Courts) For...

Gun Barrel City News and Community

Petsense to open outlet in Gun Barrel City

The Petdense chain will open a store in Gun Barrel City in June of 2016. The store will be in the shopping center anchored by Bealls on Main Street. The retail store will be the first large pet supply store doing business in the Cedar Creek Lake...

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Gun Barrel City hires new city manager

Gun Barrel City hired a new city manager recently who will be moving to Cedar Creek Lake from Kansas in about two months. Brett Bauer is now the city manager for Holton, Kansas, a city of 8,000. He was chosen by Gun Barrel City officials from a...

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Early voting underway for May 7 Election

Early voting for the May 7 local election ends Tuesday, May 3, at Cedar Creek Lake polls. Gun Barrel City voters will decide on proposed changes to the City Charter, and there are three council races on the ballot. Councilman Ron Wyrick is...

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Gun Barrel City clears buildings to make way for new park area; Mabank ball parks get new trees

Workmen recently removed Big Chief Lodging's buildings from the site of the 1960s-era motel, restaurant and boat house on Highway 334. Gun Barrel City's Economic Development officials say it will be about two years until plans are made for...

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One of a kind auction

Is the term one-of-a-kind overused? Not in the case of the auction items at the sold-out Whiskers & Wags Gala on April 23rd. Along with great trips and merchandise, some are created just for this event. How about a brunch at Chili’s?...

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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...

Prime Commercial Building Site!

$385,000 Waterfront

PRIME BUILDING SITE! On Highway 334 in the heart of Gun Barrel City, high traffic count. Close to Wal Mart. Great for restaurant, or shopping. Has approximately 273.6 ft. of water frontage.

Rare Find!


Rare find! Great for Dream Home, Family Compound or Development. This unique home has acreage and water access, just over 13 acres located in in the heart of Gun Barrel City. This land fronts on three roads: Kim, Karla, Norma Leigh, Located in the...

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


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 83

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 58


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 82

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 62


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 81

Sunday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 66


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 82

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 69

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/6: 322.03 (+0.03)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (May 4)

Water stained; 66–71 degrees; 0.17’ high. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged soft plastics and finesse jigs near docks and shoreline grass. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines.