Athens Scuba Park

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Averaging between 35’ - 50’ of underwater visibility, there’s no telling what you’ll see in the spring-fed lake at Athens Scuba Park. Novice and expert divers alike enjoy swimming in and around 30+ wrecks that include actor Clint Eastwood’s Film Crew’s triple-decker houseboat (the Take Two), a Lockhead C140 Jet Star Plane, a DART Bus, and others. More boats, another airplane, motorcycles, and a grain silo painted like a space capsule round out the menu of playful quarry attractions, offering divers hours of enjoyment and underwater photographers a wide variety of unusual backdrops.

Join in the fun during scheduled “treasure hunts” and win fantastic prizes from the dive shop.  

Are you making plans to dive in Cozumel, Hawaii, or any other exotic spot?  Come to Athens for your certification!  The Athens Scuba Park offers many instructional classes and even a few diving trips!

The Park also offers a full-service, fully-stocked dive shop with complete dive gear; RV hookups; a heated pool (ASP training only) and hot tub; and rinse stations.


Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please check the website by clicking on the link below to get current updates.

Camping and Night Diving on Saturday evenings.  Entry after 5 p.m. MUST be confirmed by Dive Shop.  NO late entry after 8 p.m.

Daily Fees

  • Divers:  $20 (must have C-Card)
  • Lake entry is for divers only; due to overcrowding, swimmers and snorkelers are not allowed into the park without a diver. Entry price for a non-diving person will be $20 to stay inside the park. *There will still be an exception for one guardian with a minor (no water entry).
  • Camping/Night Diving:  $5/night (Saturday night)

Other Fees

  • Electricity:  $25
  • Air Fills:  $10
  • Camping
  • Motor Homes
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming

Athens Scuba Park

Opening Hours

Mon: closed

Tue: closed

Wed: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Thu: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Fri: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Sat: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Sun: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM


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Athens Scuba Park

500 N. Murchison Street

Athens, TX, 75751

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Telephone: 903-675-5762


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