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 News and Community

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake to join 'Empty the Shelter' day

About 30 cities, counties and non-profit organizations, including the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, will take part in "Empty the Shelter" Day Aug. 16. The event is sponsored by Dallas' NBC Channel 5, and the goal is to get as many homeless...

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Dollar General to open new store in Tool on Hwy 274

Dollar General will open its newest store on Cedar Creek Lake in Tool within the year. The store is expected to generate $1.2 million in sales annually, according to the corporation's representatives. The store will carry name brand products, and...

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Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake introduces new director at open house

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake's new executive director Colleen Tapia met the public at the animal shelter's open house in Tool June 14. Volunteers and other supporters of the organization mingled with the public, raising money for the...

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Family Fun and Shelter Improvements Highlighted June 14

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake (HSCCL) invites the community to a Shelter Open House on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Shelter staff, volunteers and new Executive Director are excited to show off the Shelter's...

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What's the Weather at the Lake?

While TV stations talk about the weather in Dallas, Fort Worth or Tyler, Cedar Creek Lake area residents want to know the weather here at the lake! Now, thanks to a growing number of Internet-enabled personal weather stations that ring the...

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Tool Real Estate

Rustic and Lakey with Gameroom

$325,000 Waterfront

Cute, lakey and spacious describe this architecturally unique lake home. With two big living areas, huge kitchen and expansive outdoor deck overlooking wide open water, this home epitomizes what lake living is all about-relaxing and having fun,...


$239,900 Featured Waterfront

Looking for a great lake house that is about 60 miles from Dallas and about 90 miles from Fort Worth, then come to Cedar Creek Lake and view this wonderful home. This great lake home is located in the Paradise Bay community, on the West side of...

SOLD! You CAN have it all for under $200,000!

$195,000 Waterfront

SOLD! 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!)...

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$169,900 Waterfront

Priced to sell, Bring an offer!! Waterfront property located on deep, calm waters on the west side of Cedar Creek. Easy commute for weekenders or full time lake house. New boat lift and great view from the huge deck. Great cabin feel property with...




Tool Vacation Rentals and Cabins

Luxury Cedar Creek Lakehouse - Sleeps 18 Comfortably!


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 $65/night!

CALL (903) 432-3444 FOR RESERVATIONS Recently renovated, the Ranch Suites Resort, previously the Southwest Suites Motel is located on the westside of Cedar Creek Lake in Tool, Texas. The Ranch Suites Resort is a 15 room motel with 13...

Tool Recreation

Pine Gardens RV Park


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 Weather Forecast


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Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 8/30: 317.45 (-4.55)