When it comes to enjoying the summer in Maine, there are a dizzying array of options. And between the beach, lakes and rivers it’s not hard to find a way to cool down when the mercury starts getting higher. If you live near the coast, you can always head east. But, getting to a sandy beach isn’t quite as easy if you’re looking for something inland. That’s why we love swimming holes. This is can be accessed by an easy hike and the journey is almost as good as the splash down!

The Cataracts are located in North Oxford. Address: North Oxford, ME 04261.

For more incredible Maine swimming holes, check out this article that features some of our favorite waterfall swimming areas. And, remember that this year the state is seeing a lot of ticks. Take a look at this article for more information, including how to stay tick-free.

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