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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: The Jones' appreciate a phone call the day before your arrival to ensure the gate is open.

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).

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

Download the map and directions.


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