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


SAT, JUL 4

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,...

SAT, APR 4

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...

SAT, MAR 14

Gun Barrel City Spring Fling/Volunteer Expo

Gun Barrel City is having a FREE Volunteer Expo on March 14th from 2pm to 4pm at the Gun Barrel City Park Pavilion (behind Dairy Queen) for organizations looking to recruit volunteers and showcase...

SAT, MAR 14

CLARK AND BARNES CIRCUS - FAMILY FUN CIRCUS @ GUN BARREL CITY

A BIG TOP CIRCUS IS COMING TO TOWN! Clark and Barnes Circus will have 2 shows on March 14th after the Volunteer Expo at 4:30pm and 7:00pm and the city park. All proceeds will benefit the Gun Barrel City...

FRI, MAR 13

St. Jude Church Fish Fry

The Best Fried Catfish in Gun Barrel City ALL YOU CAN EAT FRIED CATFISH DINNER with Cole Slaw, Hush Puppies, French Fries or Mac n Cheese, Baked Beans and Deserts (while they last) Iced Tea and...

Gun Barrel City News and Community


Gun Barrel City appoints new fire marshal; council considers new fire substation in closed session

The Gun Barrel City Council appointed Fire Chief Joey Lindaman to be the city's new fire marshal Tuesday, July 28. Lindaman, who began volunteering for the city's fire department in 2000 and joined the city staff in 2003, replaces Fire Marshal...

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Avoiding conflicts of interest incumbent upon journalists; readers depend on unbiased coverage

The Gun Barrel City Council appointed a city charter review commission Tuesday, July 28, that included a reporter for the Athens Daily Review who was covering the council meeting. Kathi Nailling, who lives in Gun Barrel City, was appointed by...

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Crappie Anglers of Texas Lake Palestine Tournament Results

Crappie Anglers of Texas Tournament Trail 2015 on Lake Palestine CAT recently held its 5th Crappie Anglers of Texas Qualifier Tournament of 2015 on Lake Palestine July 18, 2015. We had 38 teams, 23 teams signed up for Division 1 and Division 2 had...

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Cedar Creek Lake area's most notoriously bad roads to undergo repairs this summer; CR 4006 on list

Navigating the Cedar Creek Lake area's country roads became more challenging than ever after the heavy spring rains, but hot weather will help bring relief to road conditions. Repairs are underway or about to start on some of the worst roads,...

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Confederate Battle Flag, Southern 'heritage' supporters rally in Gun Barrel City, Athens

Support for keeping the Confederate Battle Flag flying and Confederate War monuments in place spread to the Cedar Creek Lake area Sunday, July 19, 2015. Dozens of cars and motorcycles sporting the Confederate Battle Flag and the American Stars and...

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Gun Barrel City Real Estate


The Island at Cedar Creek Lake

$1,500,000 Waterfront

SIX ACRE WATER FRONT! Over 1600 feet of waterfront at the retaining wall and approximately 6 acres overlooking wide open water makes this property ideal for commercial development. Perfect for condominiums, town-homes, marina, resort,...

4.202 AC With 550 Ft of Frontage On Main St

$650,000

4.2 acres in Gun Barrel City with 550' of frontage on high traffic Main St. Location is just east of Causeway Bridge. Great location for retail, motel, business service, etc. Gun Barrel is the retail hub of Cedar Creek Lake.

Great LakeHouse on Open Water!

$631,000 Waterfront

SPRAWLING 3-4 BEDROOM 3500 SQ FT RANCH HOME ON A PROFESSIONALLY LANDSCAPED HALF ACRE TREED LOT ON A VERY PRIVATE PENINSULA CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN GUN BARREL CITY, 45 MILES FROM DALLAS..ENTIRE HOME HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH NEW GOURMET KITCHEN, HUGH DINING...

22.119 AC LOCATED IN PRIME LOCATION

$500,000

Approx. 22.119 acres in the heart of Gun Barrel City. Located just a block South of Main St. with frontage on Luther Ln., Welch Ln, and Dunaway Dr., this property is a terrific location for multi-use development with a great deal of flexibility....

Best Location On The Lake !

$493,000 Waterfront

On more than 160’ (at the wall) of deep, wide open water on a point facing south, this immaculate ranch style home offers spectacular views, a large covered deck, granite counters, all new steel kitchen appliances and a unique boathouse...

Gun Barrel City Vacation Rentals and Cabins


Shady Shores - LAKE IS FULL - 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. ...

Almost Seaside Waterfront Paradise on Cedar Creek Lake

Featured Waterfront

With the best open-water location on Cedar Creek Lake, "Almost Seaside" is decorated in the style of Seaside, Florida with bright sunny colors and a fantastic lakefront setting. The best location on Cedar Creek Lake, on open water on the...

Your Waterfront Vacation Starts Here!

Waterfront

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...

Flamingo Bay-APRIL DISCOUNTS-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...

Seaside Island -LAKE IS FULL- 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...

Gun Barrel City Recreation


Lakeridge RV Park

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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...

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,...

Tommy's Bar B Que

Tucked away on Old Gun Barrel Lane is Tommy's Bar B Que, an old fashioned joint with all of the traditional Texas food favorites and a rustic interior that takes you back in time. There are metal hangings on the wall reminiscent of Texas ranching...

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....

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...

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Monday

Hot

Hi: 98

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 76

Tuesday

Hot

Hi: 100

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 76

Wednesday

Hot

Hi: 100

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 78

Thursday

Hot

Hi: 101

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/3: 321.31 (-0.69)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 29)

Water stained; 85–88 degrees; 0.53’ low. Black bass are fair on finesse jigs and smaller Texas rigged worms on docks. White bass are good on minnows. Hybrid striper are good on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared bait