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Clear Lake

Clear Lake State Park
Clear Lake State Park
National Forest Development Road 775, Foster- Willamette National Forest, Oregon
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Type: Lake
Difficulty:
Beginner, Intermediate
Access: Easy Shore Entry
Parking: Good
Amenities: Restrooms

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diving at Clear Lake, Oregon
Clear lake terrain
green algea around one of the craters @ clear lake
petrified tree's over 1000 yrs old
GREEN ALGEA AROUND A LAVA CRATER
VOLCANIC ASH INSTEAD OF SANY BOTTOM
LAVA WALL FORMATION
VOLCANIC BOTTOM
LAVA VENT
WATER SO CLEAR YOU CAN SEE THE TREES ABOVE THE WAT
PETRIFIED FORREST

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Features

Volcanic lava formations , Wall, Boulder Pile / Shelves

Description

At the south end of the lake there are petrified tree's that are over 1000 years old. On the SW shore there is a lava formation by the creek that flows to Fish Lake. There is a small plateau that you can access by boat or a long surface swim across the lake. There is a cool wall and canyon that goes way down below 200 feet. There are lots of lava formations and vents. Bright green algae grows around the bigger vents. funny gifs funny pictures funny images funny photos

Special Restrictions:

The bottom is silty so stay several feet above the floor of the lake. High altitude dive over 3500 above sea level. Water temp 40-42 degrees. 7/8mm wetsuit or dry suit is a must.

There is a lodge and camping available for those who want to stay. Snack shop in the summer, but closes in the winter.

How to get there:

From I-5 take hwy 22 exit. Highway 22 to the Santiam Pass junction, take the clear lake Eugene exit hwy 126 look for the clear lake resort sign.


Thanks to mpjohnso for submitting this site!
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mpjohnso8/8/2009Rating: 5
THREE DIVES, THIRD DIVE WAS A NIGHT DIVE TO SEE THE MOON REFLECTING UNDERWATER TOTALLY COOL. NOT VERY MANY FISH BUT AWESOME TERRAIN , LAVA FORMATIONS, CRATERS, WALLS CANYON'S, PETRIFIED TREE'S. 100 - 200 FEET VIS IS AMAZING!!!



 

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