Humble is a city in Harris County, Texas, within the Houston metropolitan area. It also is located on Lake Houston, which is a reservoir on the west fork of the San Jacinto River, 15 miles northeast of downtown Houston. The reservoir is the primary municipal water supply for the city of Houston. Situated between the communities of Kingwood, Atascocita and Humble on the west bank, Sheldon on the south, and Crosby and Huffman on the east. An earthen dam spans a portion of the southern bank along Dwight D. Eisenhower Park. Lake Houston has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Lake Houston include catfish, largemouth bass, white crappie, and bluegill.Boating and fishing are both popular recreational uses of the lake. At the northern end of the lake, Lake Houston Park also has facilities for camping and hiking.