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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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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 below the falls 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 […]

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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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The Grotto | Vermont

Made famous by social media videos of the one hundred plus foot jumps by mad men, Rock Of Ages and The Grotto have become somewhat of a Mecca for Cliff Jumpers. Holding down a top spot on most jumpers’ bucket list, this stone playground stands above the rest. Interestingly enough, […]

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Copper Mine Secret Swimming| Vermont

Copper Mine – South Vermont, Mid-August We entered a barely paved road, cliffs of silver and red appeared as we passed into the thick, wooded mountainside towards the Copper Mine. The existing pavement quickly disappeared and turned into grass, red mud, and dirt as we climbed deeper. We found ourselves […]

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Back To Back High Jump Victories for Genevieve Bradley!!

Back to Back High Jump Victories! On August 8th, Genevieve Bradley defended her back to back win for Big Swings and the USA at the Czech Republic event, HIGHJUMP! This incredible High Diving event featured a BMX showcase, a splashdiving competition, a parkour exhibition, a Red Bull plane air-race, flyboarding, […]

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