Quality of Life
P.O. Box 1346
Athens, AL 35612
Fishing / Watersports
Located two miles west of Rogersville in West Limestone County, the Joe Wheeler State Park offers sport fishing, boating, water skiing, and camping. The park is located on Wheeler Lake.
The Tennessee River, located on Limestone County’s southern border, offer some of the nation’s best largemouth bass fishing, as well as sport fishing for smallmouth bass, sauger, crappie, bream, spotted bass, stripe, and catfish. Additional fishing and watersports are available on the Elk River in Limestone County.
The Athens Parks and Recreation Department oversees area facilities that offer a wide array of diversion for everyone. The department is headquarter at U.S. 31 and Alabama Highway 251 and offers a full size gym for basketball and volleyball, a kitchen, meeting rooms, and two indoor racquetball courts.
This is in addition to the already established swimming pool, 15 athletic fields, four playgrounds, the baseball and softball fields, and a domino hall.
Organized programs include:
Golfers will discover four top courses in Limestone County: