Remember to carry out everything that you carried in.
Private boats and rafts are not allowed on the lake. Only interpretive boat tours and research vessels are permitted. Crater Lake is preserved as a scenic and scientific wonder, not as a recreational lake.
Because the water is quite cold (temperatures below the surface are consistently in the upper 30’s), a good quality, 0.25-inch full wet suit or a dry suit is required.
Diving is prohibited within 100 feet of the Cleetwood Cove dock and mooring facilities, and within 100 feet of the Wizard Island dock.
No solo diving is permitted under any circumstances. A “diver down” flag is required.
No collecting of rocks, plants, or other features is permitted. No spearfishing is permitted.
The nearest full decompression chamber is more than 300 miles from the park.
All divers must be certified NAUI, PADI, or similar-type divers and must bring proof of certification with them.
Air refills are not available in the park. The closest facilities for this are dive shops in Klamath Falls, Medford, Phoenix, and Grants Pass.
The dry suit came first. Then the wet suit. Then colors! then it just all fell apart, plastic gear, fashion colors, cats and dogs living together.
Post by broxton coalition on May 7, 2016 17:25:12 GMT -8
My wife and I paid crater lake a visit in '05. i highly recommend a visit there. a must see in southern Oregon. thank goodness for the highly enforced rules and regs: otherwise people only abuse what little is left and trash it. just like the BWCA here in mn, pack out what you carry in and LEAVE NO TRACE! If i ever return there, i would surely make the effort to dive it. some of the clearest, purest water you will ever see.quite a trek down a switchback trail to the waters edge, hopefully a wheelbarrow to hual your gear in. Jaybird, i wish you a speedy recovery on your upcoming "procedure"!