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Dive Review of black river falls in
The Continental USA/wisconsin

black river falls, Jun, 2003,

by guy johnson, illinois, usa . Report 819.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments this is some of the best fresh water diving in the midwest! the water can be cold the deeper you go, but the vis is great!usually in the 75-100 ft range..never seen vis less than 50ft!no boats or motors to worry about.also has separate beach for swimming.the max depth is about 350ft so you see alot of tech diving for thoise who are trained.this was an open iron quarry that is spring fed.there is a winding roadway following the outside underwater edge so your depth is pretty easy to control.the bottom terrain is varied with alot of "wall" diving!has a huge underwater "forest" that is ghostly to dive in..also alot of huge boulders to swim around..several buoyed training platforms underwater.very clean,also restrooms and campsites on site. easy "walk in" shore entries.a good selection of reasonable motels and restaurants.also air and nitox available. our bunch dove both wet and dry suits and all stayed comfortable.DUI holds their drysuit demo day there.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving caymans, cozumel, florida, abaco, bimini, bahamas, honduras, greatlakes, bonne terre
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 40-70°F / 4-21°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions none, buy a gate pass and go diving-stay within your training level
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 1 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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