Tennessee May 19, 2015
10 Tennessee Swimming Holes You Can’t Miss This Summer
There is nothing more fantastic or quintessentially
southern than a dip in the swimming hole during the summer time. We’ve found some neat places that are sure to make some memories in the months to come. Take a look!
10) Old Hickory Lake - North of Nashville
We're starting off strong with this entry. Old Hickory Lake is fairly small, and is the perfect secluded spot for a quick dip.
9) Big South Fork National Park - Oneida
If you find yourself wandering through this stunning national park then you are more than likely to run into a pool perfect for jumping in and hanging out with your family and friends. This one is for you adventurous folk!
8) Blue Hole - Carter County
This is an easy spot to get to, and is flanked by a series of four separate waterfalls. It also has a beautiful trail for gorgeous hiking.
7) Fall Creek Falls - Spencer
With 26,000 acres of breathtaking Tennessee wilderness, you can take a swim at the largest and most consistently visited state park.
6) Fort Dickerson Quarry - Knoxville
Located right beyond UT, this roomy spot is extremely popular with the East Tennessee young folk.
5) Narrows of Harpeth - Kingston Springs
Located in the Harpeth River State Park, the Narrows are a great spot if you're looking quick swim,or cut through the river on a kayak or canoe. That tunnel up there? It was excavated in 1818!
4) Rock Island State Park - Rock Island
Look at those waterfalls. Think of the opportunity. Now stop thinking and GO.
3) Rutledge Falls - Tullahoma
You too can jump off a waterfall and live your childhood dream of being a watery daredevil.
2) The Sinks - Little River
Be very, very wary of the water levels at this spot. There's a fun cliff jumping spot really popular with the kids, but accidents are prevalent. Keep an eye on 'em.
1) Cummins Falls - Cookeville
There used to be two mills on this now vibrantly popular property, but now you'll find a lot of hikers and adventurers ready for a day in the sun.
Alright, Tennessee – weigh in! Whaddya think? Tel us in the comments below!