If You Didn’t Know About These 8 Swimming Holes In Southern California, You’ve Been Missing Out

It’s that time of year again to head outside and find the most refreshing swimming holes in Southern California that will cool you off on a hot summer day. These eight destinations in SoCal offer the best spots for an outdoor swim in the middle of nature.

Many of these places require a hike, so make sure to plan ahead and dress accordingly. And don’t forget to pack your sunscreen and a large bottle of water as you’ll want to stay nice and hydrated and sunburn free while enjoying this outdoor adventure.

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/

Do you have a favorite swimming hole on this list? Please note that water levels can fluctuate throughout the season, so although the water levels are suitable for swimming at this time, that may change later in the summer.

For more Southern California summer adventures, check out these 15 things that you’ll want to add your SoCal bucket list.