Rocky Brook Falls. Credit: Anna Katz and Shane Robinson
Chill out at these perfect family swim spots
Editor's note: In the heat of summer, what better family activity is there than splashing and playing in a gorgeously cool and kid-friendly swimming hole? In their new book, "Swimming Holes of Washington: Perfect Places to Play," authors Anna Katz and Shane Robinson list out prime natural swimming spots around Washington, from the Olypmics to the Cascades, and provide all the details needed to head out for a family swim. In a special excerpt for ParentMap, they've selected five fantastic swimming holes that will particularly appeal to kids and families. Now get splashing!
Excerpted with permission from "Swimming Holes of Washington: Perfect Places to Play" (Skipstone, June 2018) by Anna Katz and Shane Robinson.
Use the arrows above the image to see all the amazing swimming holes.