7 Must-Visit Swimming Holes Near Rabun County
Jun 22, 2016 07:36PM ● Published by Melanie Heisinger
Woodall Shoals. Photo courtesy of OnlyInYourState.com.
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1. Blue Hole FallsThe High Shoals Trail takes you along to this refreshing waterfall. The swimming hole at the bottom is a nice way to cool off after a hike, but be careful of the currents!
2. Lake Rabun
Lake Rabun is a twisty 835-acre reservoir with 25 miles of shoreline located in the Northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Georgia in Rabun County. There are plenty of picnic areas around the beaches to enjoy after a good swim.
3. Woodall Shoals
This swimming hole is a popular spot on the Chattooga River. Stay downstream when you swim ad avoid the strong currents and high water levels. If more on the adventurous side, there are plenty of guided rafting tours to take part in.
4. Lake Chatuge
Take a day to cool off and spend a lazy afternoon at Lake Chatuge. The sparkling waters are sure to rejuvenate and refresh.
5. Sweetwater Creek
This lovely swimming spot is known for having a few rapids, but is also a great place to take a dip, or soak your toes after a long hike. Bring your tubes to ride the currents, watch the water levels, and have a blast!
6. Dick's Creek Falls
Dicks Creek Falls is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest just below the confluence of the Dicks and Waters Creek. This tucked-away gem is sure to please! For more information on location and history, visit Jack Anthony's website.
7. Tallulah Gorge
If you want to experience a "natural water slide" go to Tallulah Gorge where swimmers can play on the sliding rocks. Make sure to obtain a free permit first. For more information on how to do this, visit the Tallulah Gorge Website. If you are feeling more adventurous, try their Suspension Bridge Hike that overlooks the falls.
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