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Sundance Divers, 543 NE E ST. Grants Pass 541-479-9715

 LOCAL DIVE SITES
                                   
  

Swinging Bridge, Illinois River                                                

  From Grants Pass take Hwy 199 west.

Drive Twenty miles to Selma.

 The Selma market at mile post 20 is our usual meeting place

  To get to the dive site, turn right off of hwy 199

 at the blinking yellow light,

just before the 76 station, onto Illinois river rd.

Dive site is 11.5 miles, from Hwy 199.                       

At the gravel pile, take the left hand road down the hill.

 Road switchbacks go down and across the river.

Allow 1 hour for drive.

Drive with your headlights on road is narrow in places.

Flow rates need to be around 350 for easy diving.

 

SLANT BRIDGE

From Grants Pass take Redwood Hwy,

Hwy 199 towards the coast. About 1.5 miles

from Hiouchi, turn left onto South Fork road. 

Drive over the Nels Christensen Memorial Bridge.

This is also known as the SLANT BRIDGE. 

After crossing the bridge watch for the

Forks Boat Ramp-River Access sign.

Turn right and drive on down to the parking lot.

The trail to the river runs right along side

the river from the parking area.

Give yourself 1.5 to 2 hours for the drive.

               

               

               

 

SMITH RIVER

From Grants Pass take HWY 199 west, drive 72 miles to Hiouchi. 

The chevron station/store is usually where we meet.  To continue to the dive site

stay on HWY 199 west about two miles and turn right onto HWY 197.

 From there go 3.2 miles, just past the golf course is Charley Drive. 

Turn left onto Charley Drive

 Go slow it will turn to dirt and then river bottom. Road can get rough.

Make your way in a west direction to the river. 

Flow rates need to be under 2000 for easy diving.

 Allow 1.5 hours for the drive.

       

 

COPPER BOAT RAMP APPLEGATE LAKE

Take HWY 238 to RUCH.  In Ruch turn right onto Applegate Road. 

Head towards the dam.

  You will pass the dam at about milepost 15.  At 17 and 3/4 of a mile

 turn left at the boat ramp sign and follow it down to the lake. 

Allow at least 1 hour for drive time.

 

CARBERRY CREEK, APPLEGATE LAKE

Highway 238 to RUCH, turn right onto Applegate Road,

 head toward the Applegate dam.  You will pass

the dam at about mile 15. 

At mile 19 the road goes over Carberry Creek and ends at a tee.

Turn right go 1/4 of a mile and park in the gravel parking lot on the right. 

 Allow 1 hour for drive time.

 

TAKELMA BOAT RAMP, LOST CREEK LAKE

From Grants Pass, take 1-5 south to Gold Hill. 

Take Hwy. 234 all the way to hwy 62. 

Go north on Hwy 62 look for the Cole M. Rivers

Fish hatchery sign.  Turn left go uphill two miles. 

Turn right at the oat ramp sign and continue down to the lake.

Allow 1.5 hours for drive time.

 

BROOKINGS HARBOR

Take Hwy 199 west out of Grants Pass to Hwy 197 North to 101 North. 

At the first stoplight after 101 becomes two lanes each way,

turn left onto Lower Harbor Road.  Turn left into the marina parking lot,

when you see ocean side diner on your right, you are there.

Allow 2.5 hours for drive time.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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