Cedar Creek Lake

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Tool at Cedar Creek Lake

With 2,240 residents, Tool Texas is located on State Highway 274 along the western shore of Cedar Creek Lake. Tradition has it that Tool was once named Hog Fork but it was later renamed for George Tool, who in 1905 had the first store there. More information about Tool Texas s available at ToolTexas.org.

Tool Calendar of Events


THU, MAR 24

Jeanie Hulsey Bridge and Luncheon Benefit

The Jeanie Hulsey Bridge and Luncheon Benefit for The Library at Cedar Creek Lake will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church in Tool, TX off of Hwy 274 and Will...

SAT, NOV 21

ANNUAL FISH FRY supporting Tool Community Food Pantry at Providence Baptist Church

Come and enjoy delicious Fish, French fries, Hushpuppies, Beans and Desert on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm. and support our local TOOL COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY. This will be held at Providence Baptist...

THU, OCT 29

Tool 7th Annual Fall Festival

Ages 12 and under, free admission: train rides, games, cake walk, inflatables, candy, hot dogs

SAT, NOV 8

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake Yard Sale

Help the animals and find some treasures! Come to the annual Yard Sale, Saturday, November 8, 10 AM - 3 PM. This year, the Yard Sale will be held at the Shelter to promote foot traffic as well as facilitate...

SAT, OCT 18

Adoptions at T-Bar-T Farm Supply in Kaufman

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake Shelter Puppies & Dogs are brought onsite every Third Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. for Adoption. Note: Shelter Kittens & Cats available for adoption Everyday...

Tool News and Community


Toys for Tots reaches out to needy families

The Gun Barrel City Toys for Tots will be accepting Christmas applications for families in need through Dec. 12. Applications can be filled out Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, at Gun Barrel City Hall located on...

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Kaufman County extends HSCCL contract while officials look for other options

The Kaufman County Commissioners Court extended its contract with the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake for six months recently. Dogs picked up by animal control officers will continue going to the animal shelter in Tool in Henderson County for at...

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Cedar Creek Lake cities to entertain kids Halloween

There will be lots for kids to do on Cedar Creek Lake for Halloween weekend that ends Monday night, Oct. 31. The City of Tool kicks off the celebrations with its 8th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free...

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TPWD asks lake lovers to watch for giant salvinia

The spread of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic plant from Brazil, is the focus of a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department campaign to control various non-native species threatening the state’s lakes. TPWD first warned about the spread of the...

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Beware bonus coupons for new checking accounts; expiration terms strictly enforced

Although Chase Bank lacks a branch in the Cedar Creek Lake area, the ease of online banking and hefty bonus coupons of up to $300 can attract local residents to open accounts. Residents with Chase credit card accounts get the offers in the mail and...

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Tool Real Estate


Fabulous 3/3 Waterfront Home!

$379,500 Waterfront

PRICE DROP!!! Fabulous "double lot" waterfront property facing southeast at Cedar Creek Lake! This darling 2 bedroom / 2 bath home plus 1/1 guest cottage (sq ft quoted per owner and includes both structures) offers amazing...

Clean & Neat Rustic Lake Cabin Retreat Under $225,000!

$224,900 Waterfront

This rustic-style cabin is clean & neat and features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2-car carport, a covered waterside deck and a large boat house with boat & PWC lifts and party deck! (And, yes, of course there's a fireplace!) Located on...

By Owner

$155,000 Waterfront

3/2/ 3 large walk-in closets all elect except heating/propane. central heating /air washer/dryer Elect Stove / hookup for gas Bottom freezer refrigerator, ceiling fans in all room's, security system, large utility room with office, 900 sq ft...

Great Commercial Property Tool

$48,000

GREAT COMMERCIAL ACERAGE OPPORTUNITY ON HEAVY TRAFFIC STATE HIGHWAY. ALL UTILITIES AVAILABLE.

2.3 Acres on Hwy 274

$14,995

2.3 Acres of land fronting on Hwy 274, outside of all city limits, between Tool and Trinidad, not far from the Spillway.

Tool Vacation Rentals and Cabins


Luxury Cedar Creek Lakehouse - Sleeps 18 Comfortably!

Waterfront

You will absolutely LOVE this Texas style lake house featuring 5,750 sq. ft. of total comfort!! It is supplied with all the household items you need ... kitchen utensils, paper products, soaps, shampoo, hair dryers, detergents, towels, toilet...

The Ranch Suites Resort - Starting at $69/night!

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CALL (903) 432-3444 FOR RESERVATIONS www.TheRanchSuites.com THE RANCH SUITES RESORT ("The Ranch"). Located on the westside of Cedar Creek Lake in Tool, Texas. The Ranch is a 15 unit motel with 13 motel suite rooms...

Tool Recreation


Pine Gardens RV Park

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Located on the west side of Cedar Creek Lake located in Tool Texas, Pine Gardens RV park has 30-amp and 50 amp sites. The campground has an area for tents, newly built cabins and renovated fishing pier adjacent to the business property. It has a...

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Cedar Creek Lake Current Weather Alerts

Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Monday

Rain Showers

Hi: 50

Monday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 43

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 53

Tuesday Night

Cloudy

Lo: 47

Wednesday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 60

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 31

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 38

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 22


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/6: 320.32 (-1.68)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 30)

Water lightly stained; 61–64 degrees; 1.80’ low. Black bass are fair on squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.