Crosby Mines

Crosby Mines are located east of Brainerd, Minnesota. We offer all of our advanced classes and some specialties at this location and also offer open water dives for PADI Open Water SCUBA certification. Great diving, great camping. Great times.

The Crosby Mines are located about 14 miles east of Brainerd and are a premier location for the completion of your open water or advanced and specialty dives. These beautiful freshwater jewels offer great visibility, abundant fish life and superb structure. Imagine touring through an underwater forest of trees teeming with fish. We often have visibility of 30′ or more.

The Crosby Mines are a Minnesota State Park. You will need to purchase a state park pass and/or camping permit as additional costs to your diving weekend. Please visit the Minnesota State Parks Reservation system for your pass and camping reservation at:

July 4th Hours

Monday, July 3rd 10am-5:30pm
Closed Tuesday, July 4th
Closed Wednesday, July 5th
Thursday, July 6th - 6pm-9pm

Ready for summer?
Look for the Summer Registration Form on the top tabs. You can print out this form and fax or mail the completed form to us at the dive shop with your deposits. Open Water Dives will start in May and run through September weather permitting. Advanced Open Water Dives, Specialties and Dive Trips are also on the registration form.