Water Sports

Sailing, windsurfing, and parasailing! Enjoy the thrill of a speedboat ride or the freedom of a personal watercraft excursion. Experience the relaxing rhythm of rowing on the calm waters, or let a tour guide treat you to the many sparkling vistas of the lake and bay. Don’t know how to sail? Take lessons from one of the many Coast Guard-certified charter captains on the lake.

Clear Creek

Clear Creek is a favorite for water skiers and casual boaters. You can access the creek by utilizing the city boat ramp under the FM 270 bridge. A paddle trail also provides a convenient way to explore Clear Creek. The trail combine one county park with two city parks and one city boat ramp location to make four landing points along the paddle trail: Walter Hall Park, Countryside Park, Heritage Park, and FM 270 Boat Ramp.

Clear Lake

Clear Lake is a brackish lake that empties into Galveston Bay. It is part of the Clear Lake Watershed. Clear Lake has calm waters surrounded by residential and commercial establishments. Jet skies and kayaks abound, as well as many leisure boats. Boaters can access Galveston Bay directly from Clear Lake and then travel south to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico

For a list of boat rental, charter services, sailing, fishing other water activities log in to Bay Area Houston.

A man kayaking in a lake.