Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways, by longtime paddler Natalie Wiest, is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to experience Houston's well-watered landscape from the seat of a kayak or canoe. Within about seventy-five miles of downtown Houston, some 1,500 miles of rivers, creeks, lakes, bayous, and bays await discovery.
• Pointers on water safety (including swimming and boating); on weather, flood stages, and legal access
• 90 color photos and 37 maps
• 184 pages, presented in nine chapters, each organized around a river system or coastal basin
• Each chapter lists mileages, USGS gauging station numbers, and GIS locations when applicable
• Offers both novice and experienced paddlers a helpful and enjoyable reference