Athens SCUBA Park is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 500 N. Murchison St., Athens, TX 75751. The maximum depth is 26-30ft/8-9m. The average visibility is 21-25ft/6-8m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.
Located in Athens, TX and was previously a clay quarry. Underwater, they have a C-140 airplane, a small airplane, DART bus, old motorcycles, numerous boats, a golf cart, a Volkswagen Beetle, and several other items underwater. The lake level varies between 24 and 35 feet deep, has amazing 70’ visibility due to being spring fed and having a high pH level (no algae growth), and has warmer water temps in the winter than most places. A full service dive shop (rentals, tank fills, etc.) is on the premises. They also offer instruction and training. Lake is closed to boats, jet skis, fishing, and any other sport that can cause harm to SCUBA divers using the park. Don’t forget your c-card !!!