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Address: 500 N. Murchison ST., Athens, TX 75751
Phone Number: (903) 675-5762
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Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Decent little place

Came to finish off my OW SCUBA. Visibility was very limited when I went, but there are plans to clear it up. I will return to get a better view of the sunken items (airplane... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
knwldge54
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Bossier City, Louisiana
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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dove ASP and had a great time. Visibility was poor (10' or so) the day we visited but we still managed just fine as this is the norm for Texas lake diving. The thermocline was pretty intense that day too with temps ranging from approx. 85-70 degrees. Depths were a bit of an issue for us as we were... More 

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Athens, Texas, United States
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Clear water SCUBA diving. Dive shop, air, equipment, and supplies. Diving decks with ladders. Too much underwater ART to list in one review. Airplane...................

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Thank Theresa G
Athens TX
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the premier dive training spots in Texas. Clear deep water with lots of training activities to fit all level of diver. Good for beginning divers on to the experience you want to achieve. My son started there,as a novice and is now a dive master working on his instructor. Check out the park you will be... More 

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1 Thank charlie a
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My son and I went diving at Athens Scuba Park this past Sunday and had a wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, Shannon and Alex were cheerful and provided attentive service as we rented our gear. The visibility was an average of 14 feet and we were able to see just about everything. The entire experience was relaxing and... More 

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Tomball
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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This dive lake is built where an old brick factory was and so the bottom of the lake, which is filled by a fresh spring, is a very fine clay silt. If you get within inches of the bottom the white silt billows up and the entire lake is soon in white-out conditions. We had to try three times to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We come to Athens Scuba Park once or twice a year to go diving -- the people who run it are always so nice to us and it makes the long drive from Austin worth it. Athens has had a LOT of rain, so the water wasn't clear yet like it usually is, and we'll come back when it clears... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

After doing my open water class at Terrell, which is not a very nice place, a few friends of mine wanted to go check out Athens Scuba Park. This place is located about 70 miles or so from Dallas which is not bad for me being in Fort Worth. The place is very cool in my opinion. They have over... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Came to finish off my OW SCUBA. Visibility was very limited when I went, but there are plans to clear it up. I will return to get a better view of the sunken items (airplane, houseboat, bus, etc). Overall the place can be very attractive and accessible.

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Thank knwldge54
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Second time we've been here but the visibility was extremely poor both times. Three feet max maybe. The water temps were crazy with it being 90 at the surface and 68 at 15 ft. The folks running the park are exceptionally nice. I had a bad computer battery and a blown O ring on a hose and Calvin fixed both... More 

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Thank barron c
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It's not like diving in the Caribbean but Athens Scuba Park offers a great place to work on/ refresh your skills. Get there early so the visibility is good. Once the crowd shows up water gets murky. Staff is super friendly. On site dive shop, equipment rental and tank refills are very convenient. We enjoyed our visit. We will be... More 

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