Cedar Creek Lake

Trade In the Urban Jungle for Your Own Natural Oasis

Cedar Creek Lake is located in Henderson and Kaufman counties in East Texas. The 32,873 acre lake is a popular destination to get away and enjoy time on the water.

A majority of the shoreline is privately owned, however Tom Finley Park was established by TRWD as an open to the public day use waterfront park. It is managed by Friends of Cedar Creek Lake and a small admission charge is required. Tom Finley Park includes an ADA boat ramp, picnic spots, a swimming area and great fishing opportunities.

Cedar Creek Lake Level

The amount above or below conservation level

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Fishing Cedar Creek Lake

Cedar Creek Lake provides great fishing opportunities. The lake is home to Sand/Black Bass, Crappie, Catfish. Find more information about fishing on Cedar Creek Lake on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website.

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Lake Rules & Safety

Activity upon this lake is governed by the General Ordinance of the Tarrant Regional Water District, in addition to all applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to inland waterways.

When using any lake for recreation, the district encourages everyone to practice safe boating.

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Lake Location

Cedar Creek Lake is nestled in the woodlands of East Texas about 80 miles southeast of Fort Worth in Kaufman and Henderson counties.

Lake Hours

Cedar Creek Lake is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When accessing the water after dark, all watercraft must follow rules regarding proper lighting as outlined in the TRWD General Ordinance & TX Safe Boating Act.

Lake Contact

For Non-Emergency:
(903) 432-2814
In case of emergency:

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.96 550.00 -0.04
Benbrook 695.08 694.00 1.08
Bridgeport 827.69 836.00 -8.31
Cedar Creek 321.96 322.00 -0.04
Eagle Mountain 646.40 649.10 -2.70
Lake Worth 591.27 594.00 -2.73
Richland-Chambers 313.13 315.00 -1.87
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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