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GULF COAST AREA LAKES Southeast Region
Texas Gulf Coast Area Lakes [ View cities in this region ]


Texas lakes, rivers and the hundreds of shoreline miles provide endless opportunities for the outdoors afficianado. Come fish our lakes, ride our rivers and enjoy our shores.

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Lake
Description
Clear Lake

Near town of
Houston
In the southeast area of Houston near nasa. Rentals available for power boats, sail boats, water skis, jet skis, canoes, para-sailing and wind surfing. Come fish for both fresh and saltwater species. Clear Lake is where Armand and Taylor Bayous, and Clear Creek meet to egress into Galveston Bay. Access from NASA Rd. 1 or FM 2094 between Texas 146 and I-45.
Corpus Christi
Acres:19,336

Near town of
Mathis
Located a few miles west of Mathis off Texas 359 or via Alice; this reservoir is located on the Nueces River and popular for swimming, fishing, boating, sailing and skiing. The upper reaches of this 27 mile long lake offer excellent habitat for fish. There are several spots around the shore with fishing camps and marinas. (See Lake Corpus Christi State Park information/Mathis.)
El Sal Del Rey
(The King's Salt)

Near town of
Raymondville
Located approximately 20 miles west of Raymondville off Texas 186; water collects in shallow depressions in the 'wet' season and then evaporates leaving crystallized rock salt.
Houston
Acres:12,240

Near town of
Houston
Located about 18 miles northeast of Houston via US 290 or from Humble via FM 1960, Lake Houston is popular for fishing and water sports.
Sabine

Near town of
Port Arthur
Main body of lake is about 19 miles long (common mouth of Sabine and Neches Rivers). The 2 mile-long levees provide fishing for saltwater speckled trout, flounder, redfish and other types of fish. Crabbing is also popular here. Sabine Lake is accessible from both Orange and Port Arthur.
Texana
Acres:11,000

Near town of
Edna
This reservoir extends 18 miles up the Navidad River. There are 10 boat ramps around the lake with parking and boat launches. There are also park sites with camping, picnic areas, nature trails, and marinas - all provided by the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority. Good for observing wildlife and photography. The dam headquarters are located approximately 8 iles southeast of Edna via FM 1822 or from Granado.








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