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  • Purtis Creek Lake

    Purtis Creek State Recreation Area is a 1,533-acre park that includes the 355-acre Purtis Creek Lake. Following its construction, the reservoir was stocked with Florida largemouth bass, channel catfis...
    Purtis Creek Lake

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Athens Scuba Park

With underwater visibility of up to 70 feet, there's no telling what you might see - a sunken tour bus, houseboat, airplane, motorcycles and more. Divers flock to the Athens Scuba Park clear blue waters for recreational certification. The average visibility is 30 to 40 feet. The park also features 1

Athens, TX Scuba Diving


Purtis Creek Lake

Purtis Creek State Recreation Area is a 1,533-acre park that includes the 355-acre Purtis Creek Lake. Following its construction, the reservoir was stocked with Florida largemouth bass, channel catfish, copper-nose bluegills, shad and red-ear sunfish. 50

Athens, TX Recreation

Henderson County Historical Museum

Vintage and antique memorabilia are displayed in the 1896

Athens, TX Museums

Athens Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Athens, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Athens, TX

U.S. Veterans Museum- FREE ADMISSION

A great tribute to our veterans from almost every war in American History. Weapons dating back to the War of 1812, Civil War ...

Historic Homes Tour

Several homes in varying architectural designs have been restored to their original charm of the 1800s. Several of the homes ...

Amon G. Carter Parks

SELMA PARK * Located off Texas 59 south of Bowie. Turn south on FM 2583 and follow to lake. * Ramp will accommodate all...

St. Monica's Catholic Church

Founded in 1883, the congregation of St. Monica's Catholic Church erected this structure in 1927-28 after a fire had destroye...