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Address: Vinalhaven, ME

A great swimming hole in Vinalhaven.

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What a swim

A gorgeous swimming hole for the entire family. Water and surroundings were beautiful. Had a great time there.

Reviewed 30 August 2016
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

A gorgeous swimming hole for the entire family. Water and surroundings were beautiful. Had a great time there.

Thank Joejim9498
Meridian, Mississippi
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Its about a mile from the landing dock from the ferry. It is wonderful.....steps leading down and about a 75 yard swim across. Water warm for those of us from the south.

Thank wulfe97
East Hampton, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Sometimes it's a bit chilly, but refreshing and always beautiful! If you have the nerve, jump off a little cliff to add some excitement to your swim. :-)

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This as a former granite quarry. It is very rocky, and there is not much of a defined space for your feet to touch the bottom as the bottom drops off randomly. We brought our three-year-old here to swim. She had a good time. I felt overly concerned for those jumping off cliffs as I has a co-worker who died... More 

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

ask the locals about the water quality. i varies from year to year. also a good place to chill and have lunch while working on your tan.

Thank frost a
Los Angeles
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

A great place to pass the time, picnic, swim and take photographs. A beautiful island to visit. Some of my family grew up on this lovely, charming island.

Thank KCCowgirlLosAngeles
Ripon, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Swimming in the island's quarries for the past 45 years, I know a thing or two about them. Lawson's, the closest to the village, is very popular and easily accessible and, like the other town park swimming hole - Booth's - it is regularly tested for cleanliness. A couple of my kids learned to swim there with Red Cross sponsored... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Great swimming hole. Beautiful setting. Very relaxing to just sit and read a book. Water was bath tub temperature.

Thank Amy W
West Menlo Park, California
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Absolutely picturesque, with plenty of shade and easy access to the water for a swim. This is a must see on the island.

Thank mhobbs2151
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Deep blue color .Granite carvings and large boulders very interesting. Hand rails at either end of quarry for easy hand exit. Water and weather at Memorial Day week end still too cool to get in water first hand. Area very clean.

Thank palmettosojourner

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