Lake Athens

Texas

25Listings
$45K-$1B
$10.9MTotal Value
Lake Athens, Texas

Located in Texas, Lake Athens real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Lake Athens homes for sale is $1,377,000. On average, there are 10 lake homes for sale on Lake Athens, and 10 lake lots and parcels.

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  • 50Deepest Depth
  • Year Built
    1962
  • Water Drops
    2 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,799
  • Public Boat Ramps
    1
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
Campgrounds
(903) 489-1179
Cherokee Landing, Cherokee Ln
Malakoff, TX 75148
(903) 675-4876
6829 FM317
Athens, TX 75752
(903) 477-4001
1506 W Corsicana St
Athens, TX 75751
  • Counties: Henderson County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Notable events: Fireworks at Fisheries Center
  • Interesting facts: Primary water source for the City of Athens
Hospitals
(903) 676-1000
2000 S Palestine St
Athens, TX 75751
Airports
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
2400 Aviation Dr N, DFW Airport, TX 75261
97 miles away
Echo Lake Airport
11567 W Lake Dr, Murchison, TX 75778
10 miles away
About Lake Athens
Henderson County, Texas

Lake Athens is a 1,799-acre lake just east of Athens, Texas. The lake is an hour and a half from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and only nine minutes away from UT Health Athens. It is also a drivable distance from multiple public schools in Athens.

Fun On and Off the Lake

In Lake Athens, anglers will find mainly crappie and largemouth bass. Aside from fishing, there are numerous other activities on the lake including RV camping, kayaking, and water sport activities.

Close by is the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC), a productive fish hatchery and outdoor education center. TFFC hosts a daily interactive dive show and provides opportunities to fish for rainbow trout or channel catfish. They also have a self-guided wetlands trail.

About 30 minutes away, at NY-TX Zipline Adventures, guests can choose either an hour and a half or two-hour zip line tours through the East Texas Hill Country. Zipliners can take advantage of the beautiful wildlife and learn about ecology as they embark on their guided adventure.

The Athens Scuba Park is one of the only dive resorts in the country that has a full-service dive shop, classroom, training pool, and open water lake all in one location. The underwater park is spring-fed with clear warm water and includes many sunken wrecks including a Hawker 600 Jet and a Lockheed C-140 JetStar.

If residents or visitors of Lake Athens get hungry, they can head over to the Boathouse Bar and Grill, which is right on the lake and offers top-rated burgers. It also serves Mississippi and Texas gulf shrimp as well as hand-crafted cocktails and Texas craft beer.

Your Next Lake Home

If you want a lake house in central Texas with good fishing and a lot to do, Lake Athens may be the lake for you!