Clear Lake (Galveston Bay)
Sunset over the channel from Clear Lake to Galveston Bay
|Location||Between Houston and Galveston Bay|
|Primary inflows||Lake Nassau, Clear Creek|
|Primary outflows||Galveston Bay|
|Basin countries||United States|
Clear Lake is a brackish lake located near Houston, Texas, USA in Harris County. The lake feeds Galveston Bay. It is bordered by Houston (Clear Lake City), Pasadena, League City, Clear Lake Shores, Taylor Lake Village, and El Lago, Texas. NASA's Johnson Space Center lies near its shores.
The lake is a major recreation center and home to one of the largest concentrations of recreational boats and marinas in the nation. The communities surrounding the lake, known collectively as the Clear Lake Area, contain a large base of tourism and high-tech businesses.
- Antrobus, Sally (2005). Galveston Bay. Texas A&M University Press. ISBN 1-58544-461-8.
- Barrington, Carol (2008). Day Trips from Houston: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler. Global Pequot. ISBN 0-7627-3867-7.
- Roddy, Laurie (2008). 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston: Includes Huntsville, Galveston, and Beaumont. Menasha Ridge Press.
- Roddy (2008), pg. 265
Barrington (2008), pg. 266
Antrobus (2005), pg. 57
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