Swim in the Buck River

Buck River - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

This unique swimming hole is in Sandisfield, Massachusetts in the Buck River.

his swimming hole is 7 feet deep. At the top of the swimming hole is a 12-foot waterfall with slide down. There is developed camping on the NY side in Copake Falls NY - Taconic State Park. You can also swim in a water-filled quarry: there is a roped off area, complete with a diving platforms and lifeguard (and a $6 day-use fee).

Photos: Bex and Bureau of Land Management

Distance

0.3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

250 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Swimming, Hiking

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
River
Waterfall
Swimming Hole

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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