Clark’s Swimming Hole

This swimming hole is much easier to get to because it’s along the freeway & there is much more parking. Several groups just post up along the river. You can kind of see the flat area in the below photo & there are also a few benches & tables around the parking lot area. There are also stairs to get down to the river.

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We didn’t hang out along the river under the bridge, but we did go to one of the trails that lead to Clark’s Swimming Hole. The trailhead toย Clark’s Swimming Holeย is a few feet away from the parking lot.

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The trail toย Clark’s Swimming Hole is 1.4 miles roundtrip & there is barely any shade! We didn’t bring sunscreen because we forgot, so don’t make the same mistake ๐Ÿ™ƒ

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The views along the way sure are beautiful though! ๐Ÿ˜

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Once we got to the swimming hole, there was not a lot of space for us to set our things. It’s definitely not the kind of spot where you can lay a large mat down. Best you can do is just lay down a beach towel to sit on.

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There is a little island/rock you can swim to that you can kind of see in the below photo. The water is super cold, but I bet it would feel so refreshing had it been hotter. We were here around 4 PM, so maybe if we went earlier in the day or if it was triple digits, we’d probably be able to swim in it. There was a large group that arrived after us & blew up a raft to sit in. That might just work better here since the water is still/calm.

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Also, the water really is this clear/green blue!

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We would definitely want to go back there, but probably earlier in the day.

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