Big Eddy

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: September 8, 2016

Big Eddy rises a half mile south of San Jacinto Dam on Lake Houston in northeast Harris County (at 95°07' N, 29°54' W) and flows southeast for 1½ miles to its juncture with the San Jacinto River (at 95°07' N, 29°53' W). The stream is located in the eastern part of Dwight D. Eisenhower Park. It traverses flat swampland where pines and hardwoods grow.

  • Houston
  • Upper Gulf Coast
  • East Texas

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