Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

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


SAT, MAY 6

Tool Fire Rescue Crawfish Boil Fundraiser

We are excited to announce The Lost Boys Band will be playing from 12 to 4 so come out and enjoy some great music and great food served by crazy crawcajun. Visit our website for all the information and...

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...

Tool News and Community


Tool police chief quits

The Tool Police Department will be looking for several new police officers, including the top job. Chief of Police Rickey Feist resigned Feb. 16 without citing the reason, effective immediately. City officials said the abrupt resignation...

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Boater Safety Classes

BOATING SAFETY CLASSES The About Boating Safely Course is an 8-hour course designed for new boaters, young boaters, hunters, fishermen, personal watercraft operators, and anyone who wants to learn more about recreational boating. Classes are from 8...

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Tool City Council preserves 'In God We Trust' police vehicle decals

The Tool City Council recently rejected a request by several Tool residents to remove the words "In God We Trust" from police vehicle windows. Longtime Tool residents Dale and Carol Price asked the council to order the removal of the motto...

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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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Tool Real Estate


Fabulous 3/3 Waterfront Home!

$369,900 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...

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

$224,900 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!)...

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...

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


Cute lake House in Cedar Crest Shores

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Cute comfortable lake house in Cedar Crest Shores in Tool Tx. The House of Refuge II is 1.5 blocks from boat ramp, fishing and swimming dock. Home is well equipped with full kitchen, washer/dryer, AC/Heat. Enjoy the great outdoors on the large deck...

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 Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 79

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 52

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 72

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 51

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 82

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 59

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 81

Saturday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 61


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 3/30: 322.01 (+0.01)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Mar. 22)

Water lightly stained; 64–68 degrees; 0.10’ low. Black bass are good on squarebill crankbaits, Texas rigged creature baits and bladed jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines.