ATHENS AREA LAKES

Lake Athens

Lake Athens is located approximately 5 miles east of Athens, south of FM 317 in Henderson County. Surface area 1,799 acres, maximum depth 50 feet, impounded 1962. The conservation pool elevation is 440 feet above mean sea level.  Fluctuation is about 2 feet.   The water authority is Athens Municipal Water Authority. There is one open to the public boat ramp at the Lake Athens Marina.

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Callender Lake

Callender lake is a 365 acre lake and 18 feet deep. It is located between Canton, Athens and Tyler off of Hwy 31, 773 & FM 2339.  It is considered a constant level lake fed by natural springs and streams.  Callender lake is a fishing and recreation lake and large boats are not recommended. There are two gated communities - Callender Lake and Hickory Hills which have different restrictions and requirements. Amenities include a community center, boat storage, boat launch, park, fishing pier, swim beach with picnic tables and restrooms. This is a mandatory property owners association. The lake is controlled by a Joint CLPOIA / HHPOIA Fish and Wildlife committee. Map.

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Echo Lake

Echo Lake is a small 500-acre lake with a gated community in Brownsboro in Henderson County.  The amenities include an airstrip, horse pasture, gun range and trails.  An 18-hole golf course is close by.  No waterskiing or jet skiing is allowed on the lake.  Echo Lake Map

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Safari Waters Ranch in Larue

Enter another world the moment you pull into Safari Waters Ranch in Larue Texas.  This is a gated community 90 minutes southeast of Dallas located off of Highway 175.  Drive through the gated entrance and travel through 1,775 gated acres, rolling hills, 3 spring-fed lakes, and trees galore. You will find free-roaming exotic wildlife such as geese, Blackbuck Antelope, Fallow Deer, Axis Deer, White-tailed deer, Peer-David's Deer, Zebra, many species of birds, fish and more. The homes in this community are nestled within the trees and lakes.  Fishing is allowed.  Boating is allowed but it is a no wake, idle speed lake.  Have fun canoing, paddle boating, kayaking, trolling motor boating,and small fishing boats. A guest RV park with 28 sites is available.  There are common areas with fishing docks, picnic tables, and boat ramps.; 11 miles of private roads to hike, bike, walk and golf cart ride.  There are area golf courses near by and other recreational lakes for water skiing, jet skiing and wake boarding at Lake Athens, Lake Palestine, Cedar Creek Lake and more.   Cick here to view waterfront lots for sale at Safari Waters Ranch.

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Waters Edge Ranch

Waters Edge Ranch is a gated community located in Athens Texas.  Enjoy the rolling hills, trees and the 328-acre private lake.  Originally the Cox Valley View Ranch, the scenic 2,150-acre gated & private Waters Edge Ranch boasts 328-acre private lake among the rolling hills, meadows & trees in Athens TX.   Gated Cabana pavilion with grilling area & pool, boat launch, marina slips, RV hook ups & dump station.  Enjoy fishing, boating, kayaking and paddle boarding. Click here to view waterfront lots for sale.

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