Impounded in 1962 the 1,520-acre Lake Athens features a marina, RV resort and restaurant, as well as swimming areas and a two-lane boat ramp. Fishing and tent camping facilities are also available. There are restrooms, a picnic area and a courtesy dock. Fishing for bass has been rated as good to excellent by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. Predominant Fish Species are Largemouth bass, White bass, Crappie and Redear sunfish.
Location: 6 miles east of Athens, TX.
Contact: (903) 677-7490