Overview of Magnolia Rocks

Magnolia Rocks

Magnolia Rocks
USA East


Site Review by
 Sharon Hepburn
Date: 03/14/2005


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Sharon Hepburn Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   Medford Reef:    4.00
State:   MA Animal:    3.00
Country:   Plant:    3.00
Diving:   7 years Facilities:    1.00
 Dives:   200 Solitude   2.00
    Roads:    4.00


*Average:    3.15
Magnolia is a consistently good dive. Difficult, but not impossible at low tide. We've actually done belly-slides into the water here and almost always exit on hands & knees. Once you're in, there are a couple of sheltered spots to put your fins on. You often have to time your paddling with the waves to get over the rocks into deeper water. I prefer the swim to the left. The swim to the right can lead you up and over and around a maze of boulders that is hard on the ears. Often lots of fishermen here, so watch out for filament and hooks! We usually get lucky with parking. There are a few spots directly across the street. The homeowner adjacent has never complained and we've never been ticketed our towed. I think it's legal parking…    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    2.00
Beginner:    3.00
Intermediate:    4.00
Advanced:    4.00
Night diving:    2.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Summer
Year:    2004
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    3.00

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