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Lake Allure - Quarryville PA

Lake Allure is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 140 North Church Street, Quarryville, PA. This dive site has an average rating of 4.00 out of 5 from 2 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 81-90ft/25-27m. The average visibility is 16-20ft/5-6m. Training platforms are available.



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afig36 - 4/22/2023 7:22 PM
Rating Added: 5
Lake Allure is operated by Lancaster Scuba, and they’re really investing a lot in making this a great site for local divers. There are tables/benches, a porta-potty, O2 kit (the site is staffed during operating hours). There are several cool things to see include a Cadillac Escalade, sailboat, and a new boat that was recently sunk at around 75 feet. I’ve been at 81 feet, so it’s a little deeper than what the site description says. The topography is very cool. There are a number of ridges, steep drop-offs, etc., and a number of large trees in the water that make for challenging (fun) dives. If it’s not been stirred up by other divers, visibility is often very good. 25 feet or higher.
Doug_K - 6/11/2022 9:28 AM
Rating Added: 3
Lake Allure just opened this year after being mapped last summer. Currently, you need to park your car several hundred feet up a road and bring your gear to/from the site - there are carts available to make it easier. There are cubbies to store your stuff and several high-back benches to set up. The walk to water is ~50’

There are two platform/piers in the water and the initial ’step in’ has quarry stone and a few very large boulders.

The vis was ~10’ and there is a line running to a platform, with additional lines running from the platform to the other attractions. There is a cruiser with a science experiment on the bow @~30’, and a sailboat at ~70’. The descent to the sailboat is steep and you pass through another thermocline along the way. The site is still being mapped - a picture of the map is attached.

Nice dive.