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Rule 1501:46-7-06 | Snorkel and scuba diving prohibited: exceptions.


No person shall engage in skin diving while using a snorkel or while diving with self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (S.C.U.B.A.) in any waters administered by the division without the written permission of the chief of the division, except in the lakes hereinafter named.

Harrison lake Pike lake
lake Logan Burr Oaklake
Guilford lake Findlay lake
Madison lake Mt. Gilead lake
Stonelick lake Forked Runlake
lake White Wolf Run lake
Adams lake Jefferson lake
Kiser lake Pundersonlake
lake Hope
Belmont lake (Barkcamp state park)
Cutler lake (Blue Rock statepark)
Acton lake (Hueston Woods state park)
Caldwell lake and Stewart lake (SciotoTrail state park)
Pine lake (Tar Hollow state park)
Turkey Creek lake (Shawnee statepark)
Dow lake (Strouds Run state park)
Dillon lake (north of no wake buoysonly)
Buck Creek lake (designated area - no wake zone)
Alum Creek lake (designatedarea - no wake zone)
Caesers Creek lake - (designated area - no wake zone)

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1546.04
Amplifies: 1546.02
Five Year Review Date: 5/8/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/1975, 5/15/1978, 7/1/1980