There is certainly no shortage of fabulous natural swimming holes in Northern California, but the confluence on the American River in Auburn State Recreation Area has got to be one of the best! This understated area is interesting for so much more than the cool, clear natural pool that attracts visitors from all over NorCal, making it an all-around winner for a summer day trip in our part of the Golden State.


Whether you are looking to escape the heat in Northern California or simply take an easy walk through some beautiful wilderness to a spectacular place to swim, The Confluence on the American River in Auburn State Recreation Area is one you can’t miss! Find out more information at the Auburn State Recreation Area website. Have you ever been swimming in the Confluence in The American River? Did you know about this natural pool in NorCal? Let us know in the comments!

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