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Portage Quarry - Bowling Green OH

Portage Quarry is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 12701 South Dixie, Bowling Green, OH 43402. This dive site has an average rating of 3.74 out of 5 from 43 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 61-70ft/19-21m. The average visibility is 26-30ft/8-9m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.

Open Memorial Day until Labor Day
(open before and after these dates if weather permits on weekends only)
Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. (swimming and beach areas close at 8.00 p.m.)
Saturday 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. (swimming and beach areas close at 8 p.m.)

Sunday 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Night dives available during the season Fridays and Saturdays by reservation.

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New for 2008: Added this year is hot and
cold running showers for your convenience.
Flush toilets are also available for campers.
To gain entrance get a key at the front
gate. There is a $5.00 fee for non-campers.



Concerts are a regular experience at the quarry in the summer. Annual events include the Country Blowout and . Added this year is the Parrots of the Caribbean concert the weekend of August 2.

The Portage Quarry shares the International Legends of Diving with UNEXSO on Grand Bahama Island starting in 2009.

D iving
Admission: $10.00
Season Pass: $175
(Memorial Day to September 15)
Air Fill: $7.00 (3000 psi)
Air Fill: $8.00 (3300+ psi)

Instructors admitted free with Students and 2008 proof of insurance
  • Five Training Platforms
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GlennS - 9/27/2017 1:05 PM
Permanently Closed.
wgr21 - 4/26/2016 10:10 AM
According to their website, they are no longer open for divers.
wgr21 - 10/23/2014 8:12 AM
Rating Added: 4
Saw quite a bit of aquatic life. Fun place to dive.
McHooligan - 7/25/2014 6:48 PM
Rating Added: 3
Got the open water cert here. Decent place.
mth1993 - 4/21/2014 7:46 PM
Rating Added: 2
Viability was always a challenge. Nice people.
ohioyscuba - 10/28/2013 9:22 AM
Rating Added: 3
Low vis at times makes this a less than comfortable dive for most. Lots to see if the vis is good and easy entries. Could use some larger training platforms. Main attraction is a beach for non-divers in the group and a friendly dive shop staff.
MHBearIt - 6/26/2013 8:32 PM
Rating Added: 3
Silt gets kicked up often on the weekend.