Scuba Diving in Lake Tahoe, California
Calling all adventure seekers – are you ready to scuba dive in Lake Tahoe, California? You may not know it but according to the USGS, Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the United States with a maximum depth of 1,645 feet. The lake has 72 miles of Lake Tahoe shoreline and depending on where you are at; the lake can be very shallow for an extended distance, or very deep, very quickly.
On the West Shore we have a lot of deep water very close to the shoreline and because of our clarity it makes a great place for scuba divers. One popular place to dive is Hurricane Bay, Tahoe City, on the West Shore, of Lake Tahoe approximately 3 miles south of Tahoe City on Hwy 89 South.In this area a sail boat sunk, so divers have something fun to explore. The water depth drops to 80-100 feet and is less than 200 feet from the shore line, so divers like the easy access.Take a look as where these scuba divers go into Lake Tahoe on the West Shore video:
If you enjoy scuba diving, perhaps your next trip should be to Lake Tahoe. Remember scuba diving in Lake Tahoe can be very seasonal as the winter snow will limit beach and parking access in many areas. Ready to take a dive?Come up and play in my back yard – Lake Tahoe / Truckee, California!