5 Refreshing Spots to Go Swimming This Summer in Idaho

Ready to take a dip?

Summer is here and the heat is making it’s way into the mountains. On a warm summer day, there’s nothing better than cooling off in an alpine lake or lounging on the beach, swimming under a waterfall, or hopping between hot springs and a cool winding river. Lucky for you, Idaho has a little bit of everything when it comes to swimming holes. Check out these 5 refreshing spots and start making your plans to stay cool in the Gem State.

1. Stanley Lake


Photo: George Manlove

2. Pine Flats Hot Springs


Photo: Dusty Klein

3. Lake Coeur d’Alene


Photo: Rose Freeman

4. Jump Creek Falls


Photo: Garren Moore

5. Redfish Lake


Photo: Matt O’Connor

Discover everything you need for your trip to the Gem State at Visit Idaho.

Cover photo: George Manlove

Published: June 22, 2016

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