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Here Are 11 Northern California Swimming Holes That Will Make Your Summer Epic

Can I let you in on a little secret? The rest of the USA hates us because of our weather. Parts of our lovely Northern California can easily climb into triple-digits but with our low humidity and clear skies we can understand why so many are jealous of us.

When it comes to taking a dip on a hot day there are a few swimming holes you may not even know about. While the rest of Northern California goes to the same beach again every year, here are a few places you can go to impress your family and friends and make your summer epic.

Now, there’s just one thing you need to do before grabbing your inner tube and hopping in the car. Remember that the water at some of these spots may be a little lower than usual. Mother Nature hasn’t been as generous with our rain and snow lately, so that means to be safe out there and don’t go diving off of any rocks without make sure it’s safe first. Okay, we’re done telling you what to do. Go have some fun!

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.