Lake Athens

The 1,799-acre Lake Athens offers a variety of water sport activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Impounded in 1962, Lake Athens is known for largemouth bass, sunfish, crappie, and white bass. Spring is the best time of year for largemouth bass. The Lake Athens Marina, provides the only public access to the lake and is located at 5401 Marina Drive, just off FM 2495, after crossing the bridge over Lake Athens. The marina offers restrooms, live bait, boat fuel, pier fishing, a picnic area, restaurant, and RV park. Although they are not rented by the marina, jet skis, canoes, kayaks, and other water sport paraphernalia are welcomed on Lake Athens.