Gilboa Quarry is considered the Midwest’s premiere scuba diving, snorkeling and adventure destination. Camp onsite at Gilboa Quarry, to make a weekend full of adventure!
Visit Gilboa Quarry
Gilboa Quarry is considered the Midwest’s premiere scuba diving and adventure destination. Gilboa Quarry is a one stop destination for all your adventure needs. They offer a camping area and plenty of activities.
Diving at Gilboa Quarry
Gilboa Quarry is a popular destination for all levels of free divers and snorkelers. THe quarry has been active as a scuba diving location for over 30 years. It has maximum depths around 140 ft and the shallow side of the quarry is around 60 ft. The variety of depth at Gilboa Quarry, makes it the perfect location for beginner and more advanced divers to practice their skills.
Gilboa Quarry started as a limestone quarry in the 1890s and operated throughout the years until it became a scuba diving quarry in 1990. Divers can enjoy exploring the underwater airplane, helicopter, school bus and various other items.
If scuba diving isn’t your thing, there is a beach area for those who want to sunbath, wade, snorkel and more.
Camping at Gilboa Quarry
Bring your hammock, tent, travel ready car or recreational vehicle to Gilboa Quarry. There are some basic camp sites that are first come, first serve. There are picnic tables and fire pits at most sites.
If you have an RV or camper, you can get an electric campsite via reservation only. Those spots are extremely limited so its please to phone ahead.
The camping area features a bathhouse with hot showers and flush toilets. The bathhouse is open 24 hours a day.
Gilboa Quarry does have future plans to add on additional RV and Camper parking pads, another bathhouse, as well as an additional entrance/exit.
Important Gilboa Quarry Info
- Scuba and Snorkeling for Beginner to Advanced
- Camping Area (tent and rv)
- Pets welcome (leashed)
- Open Daily
- Pricing for Scuba
- Want to learn to dive? Gilboa Quarry has put together a list of dive shops to help: https://gilboaquarry.com/local-dive-shops
- Directions, Contact and Hours
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