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If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In North Carolina, They’re A Must Visit North Carolina

Feel like a kid again this summer by taking the plunge into any of these incredible natural swimming holes in North Carolina. Enjoy a refreshingly cool dip beneath the falls, relax in an inner tube, or slide down a sloping boulder on your butt. Just make sure to kick off your shoes and hold your nose as you make your biggest splash this summer!

  1. Skinny Dip Falls

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    No, you don’t have to wear your birthday suite to enjoy a dip in this swimming hole! Skinny Dip Falls is ideal for those seeking a secluded soak without the multi-mile hike. Located just half a mile walk from the Blue Ridge Parkway overlook, Skinny Dip is easily accessible.

  2. Sliding Rock

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    Kids and adults alike are welcome to enjoy the 60-foot slippery journey into a very cool pool of water at Sliding Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. A natural waterslide, Sliding Rock is propelled by 11,000 gallons of rushing water every minute!

  3. Lake Lure

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    For a more relaxing swim, pack up your towels, sunscreen, and umbrella and make your way to Lake Lure. Wade in the water that set the scene for Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey’s lift scene in Dirty Dancing. 

  4. Elk River Falls

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    Located in the Pisgah National Forest along with Sliding Rock, the Elk River Falls is a favored spot for swimming and tanning on the smooth rock faces. Just be careful not to climb the face of the waterfall or dive from the cliff as this can have fatal results.

  5. White Lake

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    White Lake in Bladen County is the perfect swimming spot for those who like to see what lays in the water beneath their feet. The white sand and still clear water allows swimmers to see to the bottom of this 15-foot deep lake.

Carly Rutledge

Growing up in various states along the east coast, I've developed a love of all things local. I currently live in North Carolina and wouldn't move for anything! I love the beach, animals, and creating my own adventures. I encourage everyone to travel and never be afraid to fail.

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