When and Where:
Place: Oronogo, Missouri
When: 07-08 of
Divers gathering at the Blue Lake diving
area at Oronogo when the gates open.
Please send an E-mail if you are
planning on joining this trip to firstname.lastname@example.org
Oronogo is a great place to
dive with the visibility almost always good through out the year. The
Average visibility is 20 to 40 feet, is generally best below thermalcline
and in Fall through spring. Surface temperatures
peak in the high 80s during summer, drops
to 70 degrees around 40 feet deep and 50 degrees from the 2nd thermalcline
to the 210 foot bottom.
There are are not many of the shy fish in this quarry, but there is plenty
to see with sunken Cars, Platforms,
Boats, a plane, and much more. Sloping underwater roads lead to
the attractions making this a great place for divers wanting to go deep or
Scuba Adventurer will be arriving in
Joplin on Friday evening and will be staying at The Riviera
Motel. We reserved a room
for $33.60 per night with
2 occupants. This motel is located about 12 miles from The Blue
The Blue Lake at Oronogo also provides primitive camping
with cold showers.
The following are phone numbers that can be
called for reservations:
The Blue Lake at Oronogo - (417) 673-2724
Riviera Motel - (417) 624-6500
There are several other motels that are listed on
Scuba Adventurer Oronoge, Mo. Blue Water Lake scuba diving Park web page.
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