Jakes Point

Just South of Springfield Mo, this entry point into Table Rock lake is a common attraction for the beginning diver. This site is an easy shore dive that features a small island a small swim off of shore.

There is a sunken boat off the the island of Jake’s point that is a common attraction where you may be able to find fish hiding out.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 3 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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Dive sites nearby

Table Rock Lake

Table Rock Lake is full of interesting dive sites and above average water conditions. Lake visibility is very good by lake standards throughout the summer. Water temps peak at 85°F/29°C on the surface and average about 60°F/15°C at depths below 30ft/9m.

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Beaver Lake Dam Site #1

Great location for beginners to advanced divers. Parking is close by, but you will need to pay a Day Use Fee if you do not have a Season Parking Pass. There is a men’s and a women’s restroom at the site which is large enough to change clothes, too. A covered pavilion is at the site.

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Scuba Park, Beaver Lake

Scuba Park at Beaver Lake is a great place for all divers with easy shore entry. The Scuba park has a line leading to cars, plane houseboat, platform and other unquice attractions. This location also offers a wall dive. Popular site for Open Water Dives, Advanced Courses and more.

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West Wall Bluffs

West Wall Buffs has a wall on the east side and a slope to the west. Popular for local swimmers, snorkelers, and divers. The underwater forest begins at the bottom of the wall. This is a good site to pracice wall diving and Perfect Buoyancy before your next ocean trip.

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DiVentures Pool

The 25-yard heated pool ranging in depth from 3.5 to 14 feet is a great place to learn new skills or to refresh on old ones. Indoor pool and surrounding air temperature steady 88-90, so leave your drysuit at home!

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Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals Lake is an artificial lake or reservoir in the Ozark Mountains of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. It has hundreds of miles of lake arms and coves. Bull Shoals Lake impounds the White River for the last time as water travels toward its mouth on the Mississippi River.

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Lake Flint Creek

Lake Flint Creek is the coolant reservoir for Flint Creek Power Plant. It is also locally known as SWEPCO Lake. It is located near the town of Gentry, Arkansas.

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Bennett Springs

This area is a popular flyflishing destination, but also makes for an interesting dive a few months of the year. Bennett Springs in south central Missouri is the water source for trout-stocked streams that attract fishermen most of the year. Average conditions produce gin-clear water.

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Goat Island

Goat Island is easy to get to via boat from any launching ramp on the lower lake of Greers Ferry Lake. Generally, Goat Island is going to be some of the better visibility on the lake.

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Hotel Island East

Deriving its name from the vast number of huge houseboats (floating hotels) that anchor around this island, Hotel Island is a favorite Lake Ouachita dive site. You can always expect to find knick-knacks that have found their way overboard from the flotilla.

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