The Natural Swimming Hole At The Slab In Texas Will Take You Back To The Good Ole Days
Texas has no shortage of swimming holes to make a splash in during summertime, each one bucket list-worthy in its own right. The Slab in Kingsland, with sandy beaches, unique granite formations, and pristine waters, will surely take you back to the good ole days.
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Check out this YouTube video by J&J AP/V for an aerial view of The Slab:
Make sure to wear shoes with good traction, as the rocks can be slippery. Use caution around fast-moving water, as well, since rapids often occur after rainfall and can sweep even expert swimmers away. Heavy rain can flood the road, too, so be careful when driving. The Llano River is prone to flooding in general, so always keep an eye on local weather alerts before heading out.
Also, even though exploring to find a more secluded spot is allowed, stay on the waterbed — you could get caught trespassing for venturing off.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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