sparkle lake cottage in North Carolina.  Just beautiful..only 2 hrs north of Atlanta

sparkle lake cottage in North Carolina.only 2 hrs north of Atlanta

Secret Falls, Highlands NC. Swimming hole by waterfall that's easy enough for the whole family to hike to.

Silver Run Falls NC. The lower portion of Silver Run Falls cascades over a rock ledge into an enchanting tree-lined pool. There is also a sandy beach, making this a fun swimming and picnic area that is popular with both tourists and locals.

Sliding Rock, North Carolina. Slide down the chilly water in Pisgah National Forest. Info:

See our 2018 insiders' photo guide to Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest near Asheville and Brevard NC, a natural water slide and mountain swimming hole.

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15 North Carolina Swimming Holes To Take A Dip In This SummerPosted on 27 May, 2015 | In North Carolina

These 15 Epic Swimming Holes In North Carolina Will Make Your Summer Amazing

It's one of the best lakes in North Carolina, and its hiding in plain sight!

The Little Known Lake In North Carolina That'll Be Your New Favorite Destination

Lake Glenville, NC The lake offers plenty to do for a day or even a weekend. above sea level, the high elevation offers stunning Blue Ridge views.