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

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 81

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 60

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 83

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 61

Friday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 86

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 64

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 65


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/23: 321.23 (-0.77)



Cedar Creek Lake

Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 22)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 82 degrees; 0.58 feet low. Largemouth bass are good with chartreuse flukes, diving crankbaits and Texas rigged plastic worms near brush piles, docks and timber in 14-28 feet of water. Hybrids and sand bass are good on main lake points, humps and flats using spoons, slabs and live bait. Crappie are slowing down as the lake turns to the fall pattern. Stick with it and you will find a few, try using minnows and jigs in brush piles, beneath boat docks and bridges. Catfish are good using live bait, punch bait and chicken liver.

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