Gilboa Quarry, Gilboa

Gilboa Quarry, Gilboa
USA East


Site Review by
 James Hawkins
Date: 07/20/2017


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  James Hawkins Entry:    4.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    3.00
City:   Inkster Reef:    3.00
State:   Michigan Animal:    2.00
Country:   USA Plant:    2.00
Diving:   8 years Facilities:    2.00
 Dives:   225 Solitude   2.00
    Roads:    3.00


*Average:    2.63
I have dove here the last two years probably 80 times 12 months a year. The visibility varies from 10 to 100 feet. Depending if you are by docks 4, 5, or 6 when OWS classes are being held or if you dive in January and February with the viz 75 to 100 ft. There are a lot of sunken things to see: helicopter, airplane, boats, car, truck, tubes to swim through. Many, many trout and if you are lucky you will see 5 to 6 foot long Paddlefish and there is one or two Sturgeon. In the Winter the water is generally 36 to 39 F. In the Summer 40 F at 100 ft to 75 in the shallow areas by the docks. There is a place for handicap access. Watch out for the stairs leading to the docks they can be extremely slick so hold onto the handrails. You can dive 365 days a year & in the Summer you can get air fills.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    1.00
Beginner:    3.00
Intermediate:    4.00
Advanced:    4.00
Night diving:    4.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2017
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    5.00
Surf:    5.00

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