This Hidden Lagoon In Virginia Has Some Of The Bluest Water In The State

At this point, you’ve probably become quite familiar with the turquoise waters promised by Devil’s Bathtub. (If not, you can read all about it here.) Today, we bring you an even lesser-known swimming hole that requires quite a hike but will be well worth the effort. The aptly-named Emerald Pond near New Market boasts clear and unbelievably refreshing water. You may just have to experience it for yourself.

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