Cedar Creek Lake: Gun Barrel City

Cedar Creek Lake: Gun Barrel City

Many visitors come to the Cedar Creek Lake area each year. The lake area offers many opportunities for family fun. People come to fish, spend time on the lake, do water sports, and other recreational pursuits.

Gun Barrel City Destination

One favorite family destination is Gun Barrel City. Gun Barrel City is located in Texas near Cedar Creek Lake. In 1969, the city population was around sixty residents. The area proliferated during the development phase. In 2000, the community grew to over two-thousand people. Gun Barrel City has received many awards throughout the development process – including several State Honor Awards.

Gun Barrel City Festivals

Gun Barrel City holds at least two festivals each year. Two community favorites include their 4th of July celebration as well as their Christmas festival. For more info regarding Gun Barrel City events, please visit the Gun Barrel City Festivals web page

Heart of Cedar Creek Lake

Gun Barrel City is recognized as the “Heart of Cedar Creek Lake.” Although the city is still considered young in development, it continues to grow and expand, complimenting the lake area.

This “upscale water sports playground” also offers many places to shop, eat, and enjoy. This includes taking time to shop at the local Lowe’s store or Walmart. Enjoy delicious food at Chili’s, CiCi’s Pizza, or Denny’s.

Enjoy a family movie at the Moviestar Cinema while visiting Gun Barrel City. And, adults enjoy taking time to play bingo games at Golden Belle Bingo. The city includes places to stay, such as the LaQuinta hotel.

Come and Stay for the Weekend

Come and stay for the weekend near Cedar Creek Lake! Include time to visit and browse Gun Barrel City to see all the city has to offer you and your family!

Enjoy your time visiting the Cedar Creek Lake area!


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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast



Hi: 81

Wednesday Night


Lo: 60



Hi: 83

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 61


Partly Sunny

Hi: 86

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 64


Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 65

Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 10/23: 320.80 (-1.20)

Cedar Creek Lake

Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 20)

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 1.18 feet low. Largemouth bass are excellent biting on shad patterned crankbaits and shaky heads in the backs of the creeks and main lake brush piles. Sand bass main lake humps using silver slabs. Crappie are excellent in brush piles in 8-18 feet of water using minnows and jigs. Catfish and hybrid stripers are good over humps with cut or live shad.

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