10 Little Known Swimming Spots In North Carolina That Will Make Your Summer Awesome

Swimming holes in North Carolina are a hallmark of the summer season. From a secret ‘Midnight Hole’ high up in the Smokies, pristine beaches with turquoise water and white sand, and even a crystal clear lake, the following list will provide you the inspiration you need to get out there and start splashing. With these utterly picturesque swimming holes in North Carolina, you can look forward to endless adventure this season.

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Which of these dazzling swimming holes in North Carolina will you visit first? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below! And don’t forget to check out these incredible North Carolina waterfall swimming holes to complete your bucket list.

Address: Sliding Rock, Brevard, NC 28768, USA
Address: Blue Ridge Pkwy, Canton, NC 28716, USA
Address: Carova Beach, NC, USA
Address: Big Creek Trail, Cataloochee, NC, USA
Address: Carrigan Farm Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
Address: White Lake, NC 28337, USA
Address: Lake Glenville, North Carolina 28723, USA
Address: Coquina Beach, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Address: Bear Island, Swansboro, NC 28539, USA
Address: 1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd, Danbury, NC 27016, USA