Here Are 9 Swimming Holes Near Portland That Will Make Your Summer Epic

Whether you prefer lake or river, you have plenty of close-in options to choose for swimming around Portland when the mercury rises. While some watering holes will require a short hike, others allow you to practically drive right in. All are family friendly, so pack a picnic and bring plenty of cool drinks for a fun afternoon in the sun. Here are 9 amazing swimming holes near Portland.

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:

What are your go-to swimming holes near Portland?