a place, as in a stream or creek, where there is water deep enough to use for swimming.
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Manicured trails, clean rivers, equitable access, habitat restoration, and even the tucked-away swimming holes Vermont is famous for—all those amenities take volunteers and paid professionals dedicating hours and lifetimes to the cause.The Key to Vermont’s Outdoor Recreation Economy? Unfettered Altruism. | kklein | August 18, 2021 | Outside Online
Today, the Vermont River Conservancy—while it has expanded its work to include climate-change mitigation, habitat restoration, and access to waterways—still fights for swimming holes.The Key to Vermont’s Outdoor Recreation Economy? Unfettered Altruism. | kklein | August 18, 2021 | Outside Online
So named because it was used as a natural pen for livestock in the 1800s, Calf Creek Falls is a 126-foot sandstone cascade with a blue-green swimming hole at the very bottom.
Waterfalls and swimming holes can be found as the creek gathers steam on its journey toward the New River, making this an ideal full-day adventure.The Ultimate New River Gorge National Park Travel Guide | awise | July 19, 2021 | Outside Online
The terrain in northwest Alabama’s Dismals Canyon is stunning, with swimming holes and waterfalls tucked in narrow slot canyons created by sandstone crags and boulders.
Valleys and creeks, including the old swimming hole Gibson used as a boy, are buried under mining waste.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia | Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco | June 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The oldest men in Exham told that their grandfathers, as boys, had sought the swimming hole as the adult seeks his club.Still Jim | Honor Willsie Morrow
Father responded with a boyish laugh and all the men trooped off to a swimming hole that Jo knew of a little way down the river.Vacation with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
If we got dressed like engine horses going to a fire, we got undressed like boys seeing who can get into the swimming hole first.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
Late on the afternoon of one of the very hottest days Henry and Paul went to the deepest swimming hole.The Young Trailers | Joseph A. Altsheler
The appearance and needs of this dirty-faced boy caused the whole bunch to hie away to the swimming-hole.Revisiting the Earth | James Langdon Hill