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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nay Aug Waterfall | Scranton Pa

Tucked away in a deep gully, Nay Aug Waterfall is the treasure of Scranton, PA. Carved from glacier movement, this gorge is a place of beauty!   Imagine arriving at the end of what seems to be an abandoned parking lot, a path appears and leads you towards a very […]

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Step Falls | Scranton PA

On the edge of Scranton Pennsylvania lies an amazing gorge called Nay Aug Park. Miles of gorgeous trails, Nay Aug Waterfall, Step Falls Waterfall, and a unique treehouse with a boardwalk through the trees wait to be explored.  The Roaring Brook stream runs through the center of the park, offering […]

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Red Rocks |Burlington, Vermont

As our group made our way across northeast America, we relied solely on the use of the Big Swings App to guide us to our next destinations. The goal was to fit as much cliff jumping and swimming into three days as possible. Destination #3 on Big Swings Northeastern #KeepItClean […]

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Adopt-A-Spot Program

The goal of the Adopt-A-Spot Program is to involve the adventure community in keeping our environment clean. In this way, we will further strengthen environmental cleaning efforts and raise awareness. On Saturday August 20th, 2016, Big Swings will be hosting a LIVE Adopt-A-Spot trash clean up day at a very […]

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Twisting Falls | Waterfall Slide

The Big Swings App was guiding us to our destination in the Cherokee National Forest. Chasing down the last hidden waterfall on our South Eastern road trip, we found ourselves in the Smokey Mountains, soon to arrive at Twisting Falls, in Tennessee. Excitement grew as we got closer; wonder and […]

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