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The Beautiful Waterfall In Northern California You Can Actually Swim In

The McCloud River skirts around the Mount Shasta area and is a beauty to behold. There are 3 waterfalls, the upper, middle and lower, that each make great swimming holes in the summer month. The lower that is probably the most accessible and popular place to cliff jump and swim.

The McCloud River and the delightful swimming holes and waterfalls in the Shasta area is a must see. Would you jump off the platform if you visited? Let us know on Facebook.

Jill S.
Jill is a freelance writer from a small Northern California town and lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains. If you have an idea for an Only In Northern California story, email her at