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Quail Run Diver's Quarry
Rolla, Missouri

Owned by: Mike & Kate Jones

Download the map and directions.

Quail Run Diver's Quarry is a spring-fed stone quarry located just east of Rolla, Missouri, approx. 1 1/2 hours from St. Louis, offering divers a quick escape to get wet!

Typically used as a training facility, there are several training platforms from 15 to 25 feet deep.Divers can explore a sunken speed boat, pay homage to the Christmas tree (with ornaments!) and brave the cold down to the spring that feeds the quarry.

Click for Rolla, Missouri ForecastHighlights:
Attractions: Christmas tree with decorations, catfish and perch, safe, speed boat
Distance: 1 1/2 hours (110 miles)
Amenities: picnic tables, porta potty, changing area
Max Depth: 35'
Visibility: 3'-15'
Water Temp: 70-80 F (summer)

Directions to Quail Run Quarry: Download a printable map here.

• From Y-kiki Divers, take Olive Blvd. east to I-270 South
• Take I-270 South to I-44 West
• Turn off of I-44 at Exit 189 (Highway V)
• Turn left at top of ramp, going back over I-44
• Keep to the right and cross over the railroad tracks
• Make a right turn onto Chester Green Road (3060)
• Go one mile and turn left onto Quarry Road (3030). Look for the blue water tower.
• Go about half a mile to a small drive on the left side. The turn is typically marked with a dive flag.

Contact Information:
For more information contact Mike & Kate Jones: 573-578-6271 or e-mail at: jonesquarry@hotmail.com. The Jones' appreciate a phone call the day before your arrival to ensure the gate is open.

Lodging:
While there are numerous hotels in Rolla, we typically stay at the Drury Inn or the Budget Deluxe Hotel.
Camping is allowed for $25/night. Electric hookup camping is $35/night.

Miscellaneous information:
• Quail Run Quarry charges $10 per diver, per day if you are with an instructor. $15 per diver, per day with a buddy. You must present your certification card in order to be permitted to dive.

• Portable toilet facility and changing rooms are located on-site.

• No air. Be sure and bring what you'll need.

• Families are welcome to come with divers. If you choose to swim and/or fish, there will be a $5 fee per person. If you fish, you MUST catch and release. $5 fee also includes use of paddle boats.


• T-shirts and sweatshirts are available for purchase ($10-$25).
 

Rules:
- C-Card required to enter
- All divers must dive with a buddy!

Download the map and directions.
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
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