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Willow Springs Park - Richland PA


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Willow Springs Park is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 199 Millardsville Road, Richland, PA 17087. This dive site has an average rating of 3.40 out of 5 from 25 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 51-60ft/16-18m. The average visibility is 16-20ft/5-6m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.

Good training site with a lot of under water attractions. Very nice grounds with RV electric hookups, nice secluded tent campsites and even some cabins. They allow campfires as well. This is a great place to camp for a weekend and get in some dives. It has several deep water entry points. There is a dive shop onsite to provide air fills, gear and accessories for sale or rent. There are platforms at 15’, 30’, and 40’. Underwater attractions include a school bus, VW Beetle, van, small plane, torpedos, tanker truck which you can swim into, the "habitat" which you can also swim into, crane, RR tracks and cars, fire truck, a few small boats and the main attraction: The Quest, which is a 72 ft. trawler ship sunk at 42’. Shore fishing is allowed for overnight campers. The lake supports populations of rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout, small & largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, walleye, yellow perch, chain pickeral, catfish, american eel, and a few large koi.

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BDIVER4090 - 7/25/2018 6:58 PM
I think Willow Springs is closed now. I tried to call a few times and also got no answer. Anyone have any info on this place?
TedG - 7/12/2018 4:45 PM
Is this place still around? I can’t find much news past 2016 and nobody answers the phone.
jjv749kdv - 10/02/2017 10:19 AM
Rating Added: 3
Open Water and Dry Suit Certification dives done here.
Nice Facilities. Warming cabin for colder days with a big wood burning stove. Wood is provided.
MarkRooteIII - 8/31/2014 2:19 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/23/2010. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
MarkRooteIII - 8/31/2014 2:17 PM
Rating Added: 4
Pretty good site
Djw172 - 8/02/2014 3:07 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/2/2014. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
bad vis and no fish life
Djw172 - 8/02/2014 3:03 PM
Rating Added: 2
Was here on 8/2/14
the entry way doesn’t look like your typical quarry large stone wall and iron gates.We drove through the gates saw a note on the dive shop door call a this number if your need air fills or other assistance so I called the women was very nice came down right away we got our waivers signed and drove out to the site visibility was about 5ft bottom temp at 40ft was 60 didn’t see much for fish life and not many other divers