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Best North Georgia Swimming Holes for Family Fun This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to take your kids on a day trip to one of these natural swimming holes in North Georgia. Go on a scenic hike, cool off in the water, enjoy a picnic near rapids, and even make a day of it by visiting nearby attractions.

watson mill bridge
Watson Mill Bridge State Park

Stay close to home in Marietta, travel just east of Athens, or venture to the foothills of the North Georgia mountains in Blairsville. On your adventure, you may discover stunning 19th-century ruins, massive rocks that double as waterslides, and amazing waterfalls.

Exploring any of these North Georgia swimming holes means you’re sure to beat the summer heat and southern humidity while wowing your kids with hours of playtime in nature.

Check out this list of my top 5 swimming holes in North Georgia and choose one to adventure at with your own family.


I'm a full-time wife and semi-stay-at-home mom to four young kids. Day to day, I help my husband with his small business, but when I have any extra time, you can find me cooking or being active outdoors with my family. We live at the foothills of the North Georgia mountains and are embracing modern homesteading month by month.

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