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12 Waterfall Swimming Holes In North Carolina That Are Perfect For A Summer Day

North Carolina has no shortage of amazing waterfalls, with Transylvania County being home to over 200 alone. With so many waterfalls, it can be tempting to take a dip in each and every one. Many are not suitable or safe for swimming, but others are just perfect for taking a dip…like these 12.

Have you taken a dip in any of these waterfalls? Any you want to add to the list?

If you love waterfalls, but prefer saltwater, check out these ten amazing beaches in North Carolina.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on