Gilboa Quarry is a 14+ acre limestone quarry, located in Northwest Ohio and provide the perfect environment for certified divers and training. The quarry shallow side sits at 5-65 feet/1-19 meters while the deep part of the quarry goes to 130 plus feet/40 meters (great for technical divers and advanced training). Gilboa Quarry’s two main attractions are the Sikorsky Helicopter and Grumman Airplane which is the largest complete airplane in any quarry in the United States.
White Star Park in Sandusky County Ohio, is an 800 acre park located near Gibsonburg, Ohio. White Star Quarry is a 15 acre man-made lake with the center of the quarry reaching 50 feet/15 meters. Keep your eyes out for blue gill, common carp, channel catfish and brown trout whilst enjoying the quarry. Night diving is also very popular here and is offered on certain days.
The quarry's and lakes will vary with opening times so it's always best to check ahead of time and contact the local dive site for up to date opening hours. Usually, the parks are open year-round but will close earlier in the winter months November-April.
Rental gear, air refills, overnight stays and season passes are available for many of the sites.
Ohio air traffic is centered around two airports – Cleveland Airport and Port Columbus Airport. Cleveland International Airport is a major US airport situated 15 km SW of downtown Cleveland. Port Columbus International Airport is the 2nd largest in Ohio.