Over 30 Years of Operation

Hours  Diving  Swimming  Camping  Lodging
No pets allowed

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Open Memorial Day until September 13
(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 p.m.)

Saturday 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.
(swimming and beach areas close at 8 p.m.)

Sunday 7:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday Nights Front Gates are locked at 11:30 p.m. and open at 7:30 a.m. (Night Guard on Duty)

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

Shower House: Hot and cold running water for your convenience. To gain entrance get a key at the front gate. There is a $5.00 fee for half hour use of the shower house.

Portage Quarry is Listed
on All Sites Directory

Concerts are a regular experience at the quarry in the summer. Annual events include the Country BlowOut and the Parrots of the Caribbean concert the first week of August.

The Portage Quarry shares the International Legends of Diving festival with its own annual event in August and an exclusive location known for its legends and diving.


Admission: $15.00
Season Pass: $175
(Memorial Day to September 13)

Air Fill: $8.00 (3000 psi)

Air Fill: $9.00 (3300 psi)

Vintage Diver Liability Release

 Dive Release

Detailed Dive Map
Rental Form

Instructors admitted free with Students and proof of insurance

  • Five Training Platforms

  • Must show Proof of Certification or be with an instructor

  • Night Dives available upon request on Friday & Saturday only

  • During the week, dive shop is available for air fills upon call by gate keeper

  • Underwater Navigation Course

Click here to view equipment rental agreement and rental prices.
Ohio's Convenient Scuba Dive Certifications
Now Accepting Certification Referrals for PADI, NAUI, SSI, PDIC, and YMCA

Air Refills Seven Days a Week
While Gates are Open in Season

Portage Quarry has been built through the years with the dive instructor and student classes in mind so that students and divers can enter the quarry at any point. 3/4 of the quarry can be entered on a stone ledge in knee deep water. Thus we cater to all instructors and classes. (Instructors admitted free with class and proof of insurance)


Custom fills available.

32% or 36%




If you need cylinders oxygen cleaned it will take a couple of days.

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General Admission

$6.00 for Adults, $6.00 for Children 12 and Under
Jr. sets of Fins and Mask Rented at the Front gate office. $10.00

Season Passes Available
Family passes for the year: $265.00
Single pass:  $120.00

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For Seasonal Camping Information please Email: 1quarryman@gmail.com

  • Three Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Large Picnic and Shelter House
  • Large Parties Welcome
  • Certified Lifeguard on Duty
  • Shelter House and Picnic Ground available for large parties
  • Reservation and deposit required

Season Passes Available from May to September 15

Season passes do not apply to special events.

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Camping $18.00 per person, per night (all ages)

$30 per person for 2 nights (all ages)

Grassy primitive camping areas with picnic tables

Campfires are permitted only in camping area

Camping trailers and tents welcome along with RVs
Some Electrical and Water - Additional $ 10.00 per day

Hook-ups Available On a First Come Basis
The remainder of the camping areas are primitive sites

Remember the ash borer quarantine on
firewood is in effect for Wood County

Facts About Ohio's Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine - PDF Format
Due to State and Federal Laws Firewood
brought in is subject to heavy Fines.

Campfires can be located in existing sites, no moving of fire rings.
No cutting on the property.
(One generous bundle is $ 5.00)

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20 by 20 Tent
Used for Birthdays, and get-togethers.
$200 for weekend rental Saturday and Sunday

No Pets, No Fishing, No Firearms (spear guns), No Glass

All entrants must sign liability release.
To save time at gate, download at link below and fill out to take with you.

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12701 South Dixie
Bowling Green OH, 43402

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