Bonne Terre Mine
This one-of-a-kind freshwater diving destination offers practical, convenient accommodations.
Travelers would never choose the Bonne Terre Mine for its guest rooms alone. The Divers Lodge here is bare bones. The reason guests stay is for access to the largest freshwater dive resort on the planet. A National Historic Site known as Billion Gallon Lake, this unique destination has been explored by Jacques Cousteau. It offers year-round 100-foot visibility and features guided dives up to 60 feet among calcium falls, a former elevator shaft and mining artifacts. Additional accommodation is offered at the nearby, historic 1909 Depot.