Outer Route: Lock 23 (1905)

The route to the "new" lock is the farthest from shore but also the simplest. It's therefore the one that most divers take if they're new to the site. Instructions they'll have received might be... "Swim south until you hit the outer stone wall, drift downstream until it runs out, head back north to hit …

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1. Entry and Drift to the Locks

For all Lock 23 sites, you enter from the same place on shore and swim out to the submerged Rapide Plat Canal to begin your drift. You start here... at Morrisburg's public boat launch. This photo was taken in the fall when boaters were few and far between but this isn't the case in summer dive season! For your own …

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