This Little-Known Dam Forms A Swimming Hole With The Most Crystal-Clear Water In Texas

We’ll never run out of places to go swimming here in Texas, but adding one more spot to the list sure doesn’t hurt. Five Mile Dam in San Marcos is something of a hidden gem, with pristine waters that tourists and locals alike can’t get enough of.

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Have you ever swum at Five Mile Dam in San Marcos? If so, don’t hesitate to tell us all about how much of a blast it was! Check out our previous article for more swimming holes in Texas that deserve a spot on your outdoor adventure bucket list: 10 Natural Swimming Holes In Texas That Everyone Should Check Out This Summer.