Swim At The Bottom Of A Waterfall After The 1-Mile Hike To Cataract Falls In Maine

Some people think that summer’s on the way out, but we like to believe there’s lots of warm weather ahead of us before things turn chilly and the leaves begin the change. While we have it, we’ll be outside enjoying every ounce of great weather that the state of Maine offers! That means lots of hikes, swimming and enjoying the fresh air. If you’re doing the same thing, consider a trip to this waterfall. You can access it using a short hike and the payoff at the end includes a fun dip in a swimming hole.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

The Cataracts are best in the spring or just after a rain. But the refreshment of the swimming hole exists all the time. You can learn more about how to get there on alltrails.com. Looking for more great ways to enjoy the state’s waterfalls? These 10 waterfall swimming holes in Maine are perfect for a summer day.

Address: The Cataracts, North Oxford, ME 04261, USA