swimming hole

Balmorhea State Park to Remain Closed Until Summer

March 5, 2020 | By Julia Jones

Last-Minute Weekend Plans: Milton Reimers Ranch Park

June 20, 2019 | By Anna-Kay Reeves

Hill Country summer favorite Hamilton Pool has been reservations-only since 2016 due to the swimming hole’s popularity. But if you’re still looking for a scenic place to cool your heels, there’s a more secluded spot five minutes away.

Dreaming of a Texas Summer at The Texas Pool in Plano

January 23, 2019 | By TH Staff

Texans are known for their appetite for all things Texan. In Plano, serious Lone Star lovers can take their devotion a leap further by literally diving into Texas—a Texas-shaped swimming pool, that is.

Dive into a Texas swimming hole

July 14, 2017 | By Julie Wernersbach

When photographer Carolyn Tracy and I sign on to curate a guide to 100 of the best places to swim in the state, we know we are taking on a mighty task.

Take A Plunge

May 13, 2014 | By Barbara Rodriguez

Throughout my life, in every neighborhood, on every summer’s vacation, road trip, or nature hike, there has been a memorable swimming hole.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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