34.9257, -104.6635

147 Logged Dives

Perch Lake

Perch Lake belongs to the City of Santa Rosa, NM park services and requires a permit from the city to dive. While “Blue Hole“ sees more divers due to its depth and great visibility, Perch Lake offers unique training and experience with the Limited Visibility, the ability to dive a wreck (plane) and more.

Ducks will occasionally be present in the fall and other water birds. Underwater you will come across catfish and others. Watch out for fishing lines around the plane wreck.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wreck Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Altitude Diving
  • Lake

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Fresh Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 12m

Visibility

  • 4m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Perch
Catfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Perch
Catfish

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