This Ohio Quarry Has Tropical Vibes And Crystal Clear Water

Who’s ready for a tropical-inspired weekend getaway…without leaving Ohio?

I’m always looking for a way to quench my wanderlust without having to travel too far (or spend too much money) and I think White Star Quarry is such a fantastic solution. It’s only two hours north of Columbus, but it looks like it’s half a world away.

The crystal clear water and fantastic scuba and snorkeling opportunities at the quarry make it the perfect destination for water lovers this summer.

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At White Star Quarry, visitors will find designated snorkeling, scuba, and swimming areas. The park is free to visit, but if you’d like to participate in the water activities, there will be a fee.

A day at the sandy beach will will only cost you $5 and if you’d like to make a whole weekend out of the experience, you can book a campsite at the campground across the street.

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In addition to the swimming areas, the quarry has tables, grills, restrooms, volleyball courts, play areas, nature trails, mountain bike trails, reservable shelters, and more.

White Star Quarry is located at 901 South Main Street, Gibsonburg, OH 43431. The beach will be open weekends only starting May 29, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Starting June 12, the beach will be open every day. Scuba diving is available April through December.

For information about season passes, daily tickets, diving costs, and more, please visit the White Star Quarry website.

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