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Here Are 9 Idaho Swimming Holes That Will Make Your Summer Epic

Now, I love warm, sunny weather as much as the next person. But as summer approaches and temperatures climb, the call of Idaho’s waterways gets harder and harder to resist. Fortunately, a refreshing dip in a bubbling spring, waterfall pool, or glacial lake could be just what you need to beat the heat this summer – and Idaho has plenty of options. Of course, many of our state’s best swimming holes are local, hidden gems, but here are just a few well-known stops that offer stunning views alongside their relaxing swimming opportunities.

Ready to dive in yet? What are your favorite go-to swimming holes for your family or from your childhood?

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