Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Purtis Creek State Park


Address
14225 FM 316
Eustace, Texas 75124

Contact
903-425-2332

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Do you like to Camp? Fish? Swim? Just a bit Northeast of Cedar Creek Lake offers a 355-acre lake comparative to Cedar Creek's 33,000 acres.

Paddle a kayak and canoe, hike or bike, like to geocache? This is a great option in the lake area.

Picnic tables, a park area, closed off swimming area equipped with bathroom facilities as well.

Purtis Creek State Park's website states it, "features catch-and-release largemouth bass, as well as catfish and crappie that you can take home. We have fishing piers, fish cleaning stations and boat ramps. Overnight fishing costs $2 per person (if you are not camping); the permit expires at 6 a.m. You do not need a fishing license to fish here.
Take your family fishing! We lend rods, reels and tackle boxes for use in the park.

Bring your own boat, or rent a kayak or paddleboard from PaddleEZ.

We allow 50 motorized boats on the lake at a time, with an "idle only" speed limit and a no-wake policy.

Choose from 59 campsites with water and electricity, five walk-in tent sites, or 13 primitive hike-in sites.
Hike and bike.Tackle the 4.1-mile Wolfpen Hike and Bike Trail. The 1.7-mile Beaver Slide Nature Path takes you along the lakeshore. Or explore the short, easy Solar Trail along the dam.

In addition to renting boats, the park store sells supplies, outdoor equipment, bait, gifts and ice.

We offer guided hikes, paddling basics classes, nature programs and more. Ask about special programs for groups. See our Events page for upcoming programs."

You can click on the map to open Google Maps in a new tab for directions and more.

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Cedar Creek Lake Current Weather Alerts

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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Thursday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 78

Thursday Night

Cloudy

Lo: 54

Friday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 71

Friday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 56

Saturday

Rain Showers

Hi: 66

Saturday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 62

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 75

Sunday Night

Clear

Lo: 47


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 4/10: 322.11 (+0.11)



Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Apr. 8)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 63-65 degrees, 0.02’ high. Largemouth bass are in coves in 2 to 7' also along shorelines leading to the back of spawning coves. Jigs, plastic creatures, and moving baits like chatter baits and spinnerbaits are producing. Hybrids and sand bass are now up in the creeks. Small grubs, spoons, and swimbaits are good in the creeks, and crankbaits can be good in 4 to 10' on the points. Crappie are in the creeks and spawning coves. Some docks are starting to hold fish, as well as some of the brush piles in various depths. Jigs and minnows are both effective. Catfish are good on the shallow north end of the lake and also moving shallow all over the lake. There are still some deep fish as well, so don't rule that out. Fresh cut shad is best.