Explore the Waters & Wrecks of the Inland Seashore
Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve
At least 17 wrecks lie in the waters surrounding Whitefish Point, ranging from an early schooner to modern lake freighters, ranging in depths from 40 feet to 270 feet. For info, call (906) 492-3445
Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Preserve
This preserve covers 148 square miles at the point where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet. Divers can explore as many as 15 shipwrecks, in depths ranging from 40 feet to 207 feet, as well as an underwater “rock maze” providing unique photographic opportunities. For info, call (906) 643-8717.
DeTour Passage Underwater Preserve
A number of dive sites are featured as part of this preserve, including six shipwrecks located at depths as deep as 80 feet. With wrecks located in more shallow waters, most sites are accessible to novice divers. For more info, call (906) 493-5245 or (906) 297-5987.