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Swimming

Savage Falls | Tennessee

The crew arrived at Savage Falls, Tennessee camping area at 11am on a Friday. We unpacked the car and hiked our gear to the natural campsites that are available by reservation. We were at the top of a mountain in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area. Everyone was stoked on […]

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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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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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Big Rusty | Delaware River

The Rusty One Big Rusty stands soundly over the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Living up to it’s name, the colossal railroad trestle peeks out at sixty-five feet and is as rusty as they come. This location has been a swimming and jumping destination for decades. Sadly, the […]

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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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America’s Best Swimming

On West Virginia’s largest lake, some of the best swimming in America hides in small coves tucked under dense canopies of deeply rooted Cedar and Hemlocks. The alluring Summersville Lake holds incredible opportunities to embark on new adventures. In fact, it has activities for all types of enthusiasts. Anyone who […]

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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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8 Great Escapes

Today we visit 8 GREAT ESCAPES and reveal some of the Big Swings App’s staff favorite swimming and adventure destinations around the globe. #8  Summersville Lake- West Virginia West Virginia’s largest lake, Summersville Lake, is a true adventurers sanctuary. No matter what you’re looking for, this 28,000-acre lake with 60 miles […]

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Seven Secret Swimming Holes In Pennsylvania

You won’t find these destinations on Tripadvisor or any other place, but Big Swings brings you Seven Secret Swimming Holes that Pennsylvanians flock to every summer. If you do visit any of these locations, BRING A TRASH BAG! Search for any of the names below while inside the Big Swings App […]

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