Readers Digest reports: There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here’s where to find the best spots all across the country. Madison Blue Spring, Florida This naturally-fed spring lives up to its name: The water is crystal blue and oh-so-inviting. Now a state park, the 25-foot deep swimming hole is located inside a lovely woodland next to the Withlacoochee River in northern Florida. If you’re brave, you can even cave dive into the
Adventure-seeking wild swimmers will find plenty of attractions at this three-quarry water hole. High diving from three platforms (the highest of which is 10 meters), scuba diving, rope swinging, and zip lining to keep you busy all day. Visit the St Paul’s Cliffs Website open for visitors from 11AM to 6 PM… This is one of 13 beautiful natural swimming holes around the U.S. Take a look at them all on Fox News… (Link Inactive) Discover where you can go wild swimming in the U.K.
Daniel Start has just released the second edition of his ever popular guide book; Wild Swimming: 300 hidden dips in the rivers, lakes and waterfalls of Britain. Brimming with delightful dips and exciting plunges it makes essential reading for those keen to make the most of the British summer. If you plan to spend a day in the water or just to visit a swimming hole whilst traveling, the easy to use maps and descriptions will put the wild swimming experience easily within reach