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Ross Park is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 300th street and V Ave, Clarinda, IA 51632. This dive site has an average rating of 2.00 out of 5 from 1 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 71-80ft/22-24m. The average visibility is 11-15ft/3-5m.

A great get wet place hidden in small town Iowa . About 15 min south of Clarinda Iowa set Ross Park, what was once a lime stone quarry is now a county park area. After being turned over to the DNR and local county the park became a popular party place for youth, now has become a nice quiet place for fishing and is also a great place to do some exploratory diving. There are car wrecks to be found in both pits and a max depth has not yet been meet in them. The first pit closest to the road is the shallowest one with an average vis. The back pit is best dived when the sun is the highest in the sky for good vis, with all the tree’s that surround it you loose light early in the afternoon. Not much for aquatic life was noted in the first pin during and exploratory dive, but the second pit further from the road boast a good amount of very friendly and inviting fish.

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Norcaldkc - 9/19/2015 11:12 AM
I went diving here last weekend and am looking for someone to dive here with again
dwilsonjr122 - 5/22/2014 8:01 PM
Anybody diving here Memorial weekend ???
dwilsonjr122 - 9/03/2013 5:14 PM
So how was the diving this past weekend ?
shadowkey - 9/28/2013 12:33 AM
It ended up storming and we were unable to dive.
shadowkey - 8/24/2013 9:59 PM
Rating Added: 2
Typical iowa get wet place. Depening on the time of year the vis can be great and at other average.
dwilsonjr122 - 8/18/2013 9:06 AM
Any comments on this dive site ???
shadowkey - 8/24/2013 9:59 PM
A group of us will be diving at Ross Park, Sunday September 1. 712-263-0428 txt if anyone wants to come along. Its a great place to get wet. Lots of vegistation for the first 30 feet off shore. It has great access to water you can pull your vehicle right up to the edge and walk on in.
dwilsonjr122 - 8/25/2013 8:28 AM
I’d like to come and check it out sometime but i will be at beaver lake that weekend