The Great Lakes of the USA and Canada can be considered the finest lake diving in the world, due to the lakes being fresh water all of the wooden wrecks here are preserved by the waters.
Many Americans and Canadian people are attracted to the sparkling waters, central location and appeal that fresh-water has. Diving is only one of the reasons for the boat traffic on it's waters. Commercial boat-traffic, pleasure boaters and wilderness preserve rangers make up many of the others.
Lakes consist of (in size order) the largest:
The largest of the great lakes is Lake Superior, this is mostly a lake that is dived from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan from the United States side and from Ontario and Thunder Bay in Canada. Although the map suggests that the lake is land-locked this is not so.
This lake being the smallest and located in Canada.
To many American divers the Great Lakes hold an olde world charm, they are often reminders of a bygone age. With over 6000 wrecks in the Lakes there is a lot of diving potential here.
It should be noted that removing ANYTHING from the wreck sites here is illegal.
Dive Sites of The Great Lakes
Listed below are the dive sites of all five of the Great Lakes. Where possible they are clickable to obtain lore on the background and story behind the fateful day of them sinking.