Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Mabank at Cedar Creek Lake

Established in 1900, Mabank Texas is located on the northeastern edge of Cedar Creek Reservoir Mabank and home to 4,468 residents. The town hosts four major events per year beginning with the Cedar Creek Lake Car Show and Kiwanis Krawfish Boil the first Saturday in May. Just three weeks later you'll catch the Cedar Creek Lake Festival of the Arts held on historic Market Street in downtown Mabank. Towards the end of June, check out the annual Mabank Western Week and Rodeo. October is the month for the Mabank "Fall Affair" where local businesses, the school system and community organizations get creative as they paint and decorate round and square hay bales in the spirit of Autumn, the Halloween and Thanksgiving season. You'll find plenty of great information about Mabank Texas at discovermabank.com.

Mabank Calendar of Events


29th Annual Fish Fry

Raffle tickets can be bought at Mabank City Hall or from any firefighter. Items for an auction can be donated at the fire station.


Ham Radio Club Meeting

Ham Radio Cub Meeting April 9th The next monthly meeting of the Cedar Creek Amateur (Ham) radio Club is Saturday April, 9th. This month we continue with our conversation with the prolific...


Ham Radio Club Meeting

Dummies Unite at Radio Club Meeting Actually the author of "Ham Radio for Dummies," Neil Silver is our video guest. If you've ever wondered about ham radio and wanted to join the explosion of growth in...


Ham Radio Club Meeting

Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club Meeting Saturday February 13 Is... Informative Interesting And has videos for the short-attention span people We finally get that tour of Mats attic antenna...


Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club January Meeting

The January monthly meeting of the Cedar Creek Amateur (Ham) Radio Club features an important, in-person speaker. Nancy McCain is the ARRL section manager and she brings with her a treasure trove of...

Mabank News and Community

Shopping for the Lake House

As a new business, we are often asked how we have managed to stay in business in one of the worst economic environments most baby boomers have ever experienced.  And the answer is always the same.  We focus on serving our customers who...

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Cedar Creek Lake area school districts move toward innovation under new state guidelines

Traditional independent school districts in the Cedar Creek Lake area are following the lead of other districts statewide in considering the adoption of District of Innovation status. Mabank Independent School District started the process in...

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Car Show, Krawfish Boil returns to lake area

Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce staff, a team of volunteers and members of the Kiwanis Club of Cedar Creek Lake are busy making preparation for the upcoming May 7 Cedar Creek Lake Car Show & Kiwanis Krawfish Boil at Mabank...

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Mabank ups speed limit to 75

Mabank City Council recently increased the speed limit on U.S. Hwy 175 from 65 mph to 75 mph to comply with new state guidelines. The new speed limit will take effect when the Texas Department of Transportation installs new signs. Portions of...

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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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Mabank Real Estate

267 Acres


Large track rarely available….in this Area, Just between Canton and Mabank. This Peaceful Secluded Acreage has it all 267+/- acres, towering trees of all varieties, heavy woods, pasture and hay meadows. The entire property is fence and cross...

Peaceful Secluded Acreage!


Large track rarely available....in this Area, Just between Canton and Mabank. This Peaceful Secluded Acreage has it all 267+/- acres, towering trees of all varieties, heavy woods, pasture and hay meadows. The entire property is fence and cross...

Five bedroom with two master suites

$475,000 Waterfront

#78613 Large open kitchen, living and large family dining area with glass across the waterside. This 5 bedroom 4 bath brick home is just off open water and has 2 master suites. The master suite on the ground floor is huge and opens onto a screened...

Waterfront, Golf Course Home!

$299,000 Waterfront

ave it all! Waterfront home across the street from the golf course, less than an hour from Dallas. Nicely updated kitchen and great room, huge second living up, master down and on lakeside. RV carport has bunkroom above. There is room for lots of...

21 +/- Acres


Country home with amazing drive with a 4+/- acre lake. Home sits behind lake with amazing views, all sitting on 21+ acres. This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home with 1,760 sq. ft. offers an open concept with open kitchen and large family room w/WBFP and...

Mabank Recreation

Ole' West Bean & Burger

Ole' West Bean & Burger in Mabank proudly features a Bean Bar where you can help yourself to a bowl of red beans and cornbread to snack on while you wait for your order to come out of the kitchen. The mainstay of the menu is of course burgers,...

Shorty's Soda Shop

Nestled in Historic Downtown Mabank Shorty's Soda Shop is a replica of the small town drug store many old timers remember from their youth. The furnishings are from the 1950-era and a lot of the menu items are too. There are lots of sandwiches like...

Mabank Cafe

Mabank Cafe operates in an old bank building, and the restaurant?s decor and food are also reminiscent of days past. The atmosphere is homey and friendly, and the daily specials are similar to what families sat down to around the dinner table in...

The Victorian Lady Tea Room

The Victorian Lady Tea Room in Historic Dowtown Mabank is definitely one of those places that women like to go for lunch and chat, but the wholesome fare attracts a lot of male customers as well. The soup of the day, such as spicy Mexican Chicken...

Sac a Burger

For quick, good old-fashioned hamburgers with fat crispy French fries in a basket, the Cedar Creek Lake area offers Sac a Burger Cafe with a drive-through window for to-go orders on Business HIghway 175 in Mabank. There is just about every type...

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Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/25: 322.00 (+0.00)

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (May 11)

Water stained; 70–75 degrees; 0.02’ high. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged soft plastics and swim jigs near docks and shoreline grass. White bass are fair on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.