Cool Off This Summer With A Visit To These 7 Kentucky Waterfalls

There’s no better way to cool off on a hot summer day in Kentucky than taking a dip in one our cool, natural pools… except perhaps taking a dip in a waterfall swimming pool! Happily, the Bluegrass State is home to an abundance of glorious cascades, many of which plunge into pristine pools perfect for enjoying a little swim. Next time the mercury rises, cool off with a visit to these seven Kentucky waterfalls, all of which offer spectacular swimming areas, too.

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Kentucky waterfalls really are Mother Nature’s sublime summer splash parks. Where’s your favorite spot to cool off when summer temps heat up in the Bluegrass State?

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Address: Dog Slaughter Falls, Kentucky 40769, USA
Address: 76 Falls Cut, Albany, KY 42602, USA
Address: Eagle Falls, Kentucky 42634, USA
Address: Grayson Lake, Kentucky, USA
Address: Flat Lick Falls Recreational Area, McKee, KY 40447, USA
Address: Bad Branch State Nature Preserve, KY-932, Eolia, KY 40826, USA
Address: Vanhook Falls Trailhead, 13307 W Laurel Rd, London, KY 40741, USA