Swim in the Buck River

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Distance

0.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

250 Feet

Activities

Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
River
Waterfall
Swimming Hole

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

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

0.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

250 Feet

Activities

Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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