Downey DuckDive Sites

There are many different places and types of local diving.    If you have more information on local diving, e-mail it to us and we'll include it on this site.


B & B Diving - Dive retailer and lake near New Castle
Bainbridge Dive Shop's Quarry- A commercially operated quarry near Harrisburg.
Blue Hole Quarry - Privately owned, permit required, see www.laureldivers.com
Conemaugh River Lake - Limited visibility due to discharges form inactive coal mines.
Conneaut Lake - depths to 50 ft - near Meadville PA
Crooked Creek Lake - Only 30 miles from Pittsburgh
Crusty's Quarry - Owned & operated by Scott's Scuba Service
Dutch Springs - Features a 47 acre freshwater lake which has been set up specifically for SCUBA diving with underwater platforms, submerged vehicles, aircraft, and other sights to see
DiNardo's Quarry - Just north of I-80
East Branch Clarion River Lake - A cold deep lake (up to 140 feet) with very limited visibility
French Creek State Park- Diving only permitted in Hopewell Lake. 
Gifford Pinchot State Park - Maximum depth of 30 feet at the dam
Guppy Gultch - Enjoy a facility designed exclusively to meet the needs of both certified divers and new scuba students.
Justus Lake - 
Keystone State Park - Acid mine drainage limits the quality in the stream below the breast of the dam.
Kinzua Dam / Allegheny Resevior - Can reach depths of 130 feet or more during the summer months.
Lackawanna Lake - The average depth of the lake is about 25 feet.
Locust Lake State Park - Maximum depth is 36 feet at the dam.
Loyalhanna Lake - Maximum depth is about 49 feet
Mahoning Creek Lake - Maximum depth is about 90 feet. 
Marsh Creek State Park - Maximum depth is 73 feet.
Maurice K. Goddard State Park - Lake Wilhelm maximum depth is 24 feet at the dam.
Memorial Lake State Park - The maximum depth of the lake is 25 feet.
Nockamixon State Park - Maximum depth of 90 feet.
Pine Grove Furnace State Park - Diving is only permitted in Fuller Lake
Presque Isle State Park - Located on a peninsula approximately 3,200 acres in area which juts eleven kilometers (7 mi.) into Lake Erie
Prince Gallitzin State Park - Maximum depth of 43 feet at the dam.
Pymatuning Lake - The depths range from 15 to 30 feet.
Raccoon Creek State Park - Special Permission is required before diving Raccoon Creek Lake. 
Raystown Lake - Dry Suits, Decompression, and the use of Enriched Air Nitrox and Trimix are commonly used. 
Ricketts Glen State Park - The average depth of the Lake Jean is about 6-8 feet, maximum depth is 12 feet
Shawnee State Park - Maximum of 30 feet at the dam..
Shenango River Lake - Turbidity levels at Shenango River Lake are high and underwater visibility is not good.
Shikellamy State Park - A State Park with very shallow depths - 6 feet.
Strawberry Lake - Contact us to dive this private gated lake near Slippery Rock
Tionesta Lake - The average depth of the lake is about 20 feet and the maximum depth is about 40 feet. 
Tuscarora State Park - Maximum depth is 60 feet at the dam.
Willow Springs - Lots to see with underwater visibility usually 30 - 35 feet.
Woodcock Creek Lake - The lake is small and shallow with an average depth of less than 30 feet. 
Yellow Creek State Park - The depths are as low as 5 feet, with a maximum of 30 feet at the dam.
Youghiogheny Reservior - The average depth of the lake is about 54 feet and the maximum depth is about 121 feet. 

West Virginia

Cheat Lake - 
Ferry Landings - 
Martinsburgh Quarries - 
Mount Storm - A warm water lake in the northern climate
Summersville Lake - Known as the Bahamas north?
Sutton Lake - 
Tygart Lake - 


Gilboa Quarry - commercially operated retail and lake near Lima & Findlay
Nelsons Ledges Quarry - 
Portage Quarry - 
White Star Quarry -