While you may not be able to make it off to natural swimming holes in Chattanooga every day, there are many beautiful ones in the area. In this article, we are going to talk about natural swimming as well as how you could create your own backyard oasis.

Natural Swimming You Can’t Miss

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North Chick Blue Hole is only 20 minutes from downtown Chattanooga in a town called Soddy Daisy.  Between Signal and Mowbray mountains, you will find the steep gorge where North Chickamauga Creek comes down the side of Walden’s Ridge.

There are multiple pools of water to swim in here with great little swimming pockets. If you don’t find one fast, keep hiking up the creek until you find one that suits you. Whether you enjoy sunbathing on the rocks or want to take a jump, there are plenty of places to enjoy the rocks near the natural swimming area.

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Deep Creek is well known by climbers for being a great area for sport-climbing. If you aren’t so adventurous, you can check out one of the natural swimming holes along the creek. You may get a swim and a show from one of the climbers that have come to check out the place.

The land the cliff line is on is own by the TDEC and is part of the Cumberland Trail and after negotiations with climbers, they have been granted access. You can find detailed directions to the creek on the SCC’s website.

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Foster Falls is only 40 minutes from downtown Chattanooga and is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in all of Tennessee. There is a deep plunge pool at the base of the 60-foot drop for those of us that enjoy swimming at its finest. This spot can get seriously crowded during the summer so come prepared.

Ready to Have Your Own Swimming Hole In Your Backyard?

Hiking to natural swimming spots may not be something you can do every day, but you can swim every day if you have a swimming hole in your backyard. Imagine being able to go out to your swimming pool at any time and enjoy an experience that is just like one of the above swimming holes.

There are plenty of different designs you can look through when you are thinking about creating a beautiful pool for your backyard. There are some pools that model after natural swimming holes and could fool anyone that didn’t know better.

If you’ve fallen in love with natural swimming, you can create your own backyard oasis and swim anytime you would like. Depending on your needs, you may want to get a concrete pool so you can design any natural shape that you want. There may be some fiberglass designs that fit what you want as well so make sure that you reach out to a pool professional that can help you make a decision and design your pool today. Just give us a call and we can help you get started.

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