PHOTO1 The upper pool is the largest, it is not deep enough to safely jump into, but plenty deep enough to swim. And the writer could have determined this had she taken the time to do so. About ft up the road is a small dirt pull off with a few paths into the woods. I often choose this as the last stop when visiting several local swimming holes during the day, as it's a great place to regroup, eat and clean up a bit before driving home. It is best to visit this waterfall in early summer. Swim in an abandoned quarry or in river. It's between Brattleboro and Newfane, VT, and has several natural pools.
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This beautiful swimming hole is heavily used and simply cannot accommodate the bathroom needs of a crowd. One of them was wearing flip-flops, which proved to be a difficult choice. A large swimming area PHOTO2 with much to explore, and, usually, the warmest water in the Mad River make this a pleasant and fun place to stop. There were maybe a dozen people at the Punch Bowl that day, mostly men, none with tan lines, all with gray hair. Take Joe's Brook Rd. Keep driving and listen for the roar of the falls. Not much privacy here due to the pedestrian traffic into and out of the store.
The River You’ll Return To | A Gay Traveler in Vermont
If the site appears closed, please select another place to swim. For the more adventurous, there is a side rock cliff for jumping that is about 20 feet into deep water. Bookmark this page and see how many swimming holes in Vermont you can visit. Follow the trail to the right of the picnic area into the woods for about 0. Take the next immediate left onto Minister Brook Road.
The River You’ll Return To
Description: Destinations Where to Swim in All 50 States. Falls tumble through gorge and end in pool at bottom. A gravel beach and pretty strong current but apparently safe as families swim there. Read our community guidelines. Woodstock Inn and Resort.