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Kraft’s Bridge | New Jersey Swimming

Krafts Bridge

Kraft’s Bridge is one of the few safe New Jersey swimming spots. Being a general flat State, you need to be in Northern Jersey to get some real jumping done. Never the less, this bridge stands 40′ over an estuary running off the Delaware River. Located just north of Mount Laurel, this spot is connected […]

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Seven Tubs Rockslides | PA

Seven Tubs Recreational Area

Seven Tubs Rockslides Just outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania awaits the beautiful Seven Tubs Rockslides and Waterfalls. This quite gorge is aptly named for its majestic pools of water interlinked by slick limestone and shale waterfalls that create amazing rockslides. There are at least 5 safe rockslides, and even more cascades and gullies. Seven Tubs is […]

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Painted Quarry | Virginia Swimming

Painted Quarry

Painted Quarry lies an hour West of Shenandoah National Park. Location found using the Big Swings App. Beautiful landscapes filled with mountain peaks, farmlands, and animal life surround the area. Lush Maple, Yellow Poplar, Ash, and Basswood hardwoods make up the expanse of hillsides and forests. Painted Quarry sits silently among the mountains, making for one of […]

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Pre and Post – Swimming Rituals For Your Skin

Swimming Rituals For Your Skin | Image credit: Pixabay)

Pre and post-swimming rituals for your skin Swimming for long hours in water can be harmful to the skin. Even swimming in natural bodies of water can irritate the skin, so it’s essential that you find ways to combat such irritants to keep your skin healthy. So indulge in these swimming rituals for your skin. […]

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Adams Falls – Illegal Swimming

Adams Falls

Adams falls is an escape from everyday life. Her beauty can be compared to any cascade in Pennsylvania. The deep pool below births a natural, illegal swimming hole. The trail system supported by the State Park services bears signage warning visitor not to enjoy the natural atmosphere kept just out of sight. Some visitors do […]

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How I Enrich My Family’s Summer With Outdoor Adventure

How I Enrich My Family's Summer With Outdoor Adventure

What will I do with my day today? Work, eat, sleep… repeat. I often wonder..Will this routine that makes life “meaningful” ever change? Even adding Outdoors to the list of daily life activities can be a challenge. How can I enrich my family’s summer with outdoor adventure? On top of the normal grind, I also […]

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Secret Pennsylvania Waterfalls

Secret Pennsylvania Waterfalls

Big Swings list of Top 3 Secret Pennsylvania Waterfalls Secret Pennsylvania Waterfall 1 Pinchot Falls in the Delaware Water Gap This location is hidden in the woods with no trails in. Adjacent to the falls is the Grey Tower National Historic site with some trails leading to the cascades. Pinchot is made up of a […]

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Blue Lagoon Swimming Hole

    Before our departure to the remote island of Tanna, we decided to play tourist for a day in Efate, the main hub of the country of Vanuatu. Leaving the city was a spectacle in itself, as the desolate roads and untampered land provided a real culture shock to those used to civilization. Every […]

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Everything We Know About Cornog Quarry | PA

Cliff Jumping Journals By Jonathon Kelly Cornog Quarry, in Wallace Township Chester County, is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania beside Marsh Creek. (Navigation in the Big Swings App ) Jump heights at …… 10, 20, 25 and 70 feet’ Water gets extremely cold Illegal Fenced in by Philadelphia Suburban Water Security guard Marsh Creek Quarry just […]

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Using Fear While Outdoor Adventuring

Fear, it can halt us in our tracks or drive us forward. It's up to you.

By: Matthew McArthur “Everything you have ever wanted is on the other side of fear” – George Addair Stomach in a knot, palms sweating, the count down in my head begins 3…2…, wait I need a moment. Fear has set in. Breathing slowly I count aloud this time, actually I am shouting 3…2…1, and then […]

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