10 Best Natural Swimming Holes In The US

With record high temperatures all across America, everyone is looking for ways to cool off. There’s nothing like taking a plunge into a refreshing body of water. And while swimming pools are great, a lot of people like to break out of the mold. They know that some of the best summertime memories happen in the serene surroundings of a swimming hole.


There are many different types of swimming holes that you can enjoy, those in forests or tropical locations and even some with natural slip-and-slides! Once you see the amazing scenery, and fun adventures awaiting you, you are going to want to grab your friends and family, hop in a car, and head to one of these amazing swimming holes!

1. Sliding Rock – Brevard, NC

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2. Johnson’s Shut-Ins – Reynolds County, Missouri


3. The Blue Hole – Wimberly, TX

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4. Oregon Creek Swimming Hole – Yuba River, California

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5. The Homestead Caldera – Midway, UT

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6. Barton Springs Creek – Austin, Texas

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7. Bridal Veil Falls – Tallulah Gorge State Park, GA

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8. White Rock Park – St. Paul, IN

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St. Paul Cliffs

9. Enfield Falls – Ithaca, NY

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10. Queen’s Bath – Kauai, Hawaii

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