Cedar Creek Lake Trails




Cedar Creek Lake lies in Henderson and Kaufman counties about 45 miles south east of Dallas on US 175 and 15 miles west of Athens, Texas. The Tarrant Regional Water District owns and manages this reservoir. Surrounding flat and rolling terrain characterizes Cedar Creek Lake’s shores.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department manages several islands in Cedar Creek Lake, two of which are Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). Along with boating, fishing, swimming, and water sports, Cedar Creek Lake sports a nightlife and restaurants, plus hiking and wildlife viewing.

Are There Hiking Trails at Cedar Creek Lake?

Cedar Creek Lake is known for its rural beauty and wildlife in the Piney Woods region of upper East Texas. Gun Barrel City, Log Cabin City, and Seven Points City have city parks. There are several other RV and public use parks at Cedar Creek Lake.

No, there are no hiking trails at Cedar Creek Lake. The Gun Barrel City Park has a paved walking path. Gun Barrel City is located on the northeastern shores of Cedar Creek Lake. Log Cabin City and Seven Points City have nice large parks for swimming and boating.

Besides the walking path, the Gun Barrel City Park also features an amphitheater, an exercising station, a fishing pond with pier, horse shoe pits, a large pavilion with picnic tables, two baseball fields, two playgrounds for the kids, and two tennis courts. Gun Barrel City also operates a skateboard park.




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Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Friday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 69

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

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Saturday

Partly Sunny

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Mostly Cloudy

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Sunday

Slight Chance Rain

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Monday

Cloudy

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Monday Night

Mostly Cloudy

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Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/2: 318.75 (-3.25)



Cedar Creek Lake

Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 30)

EXCELLENT. Water normal stain; 54-58 degrees; 3.35 feet low. Crappie are fair using minnows or jigs on select docks that have 6-8 feet of water, and brush piles in 5-20 feet of water and bridge pilings. Largemouth bass are good on brush piles 5-10 feet of water with Carolina rigs, or fishing bridge pilings with a shaky head. White bass and hybrid bass are under birds in 30-40 feet of water deadsticking. Report by Kyle Miers, Lake Country Outfitters.

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