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Not just a waterfall, but almost a full natural waterpark! There are three separate sections to this gem. The first is the waterfall itself, a spectacular ~80-foot waterfall with two cascades. Just upstream from the upper portion of the falls is the Jonas Hole, a popular swimming area with a rope swing and a large natural waterslide. The pool is deep (>10 feet near the waterslide and rope swing), but chilly (low to mid-60's). Finally, downstream from the waterfall and near the crossing of the lower loop is a much longer (~100 foot) natural waterslide/chute that you can tube or slide down.

With all of this located just a short hike from the parking lot, it's a very pleasant way to spend a hot summer afternoon.

Short Hike: Less than one mile, using the Upper Loop or the Lower Loop. The Lower Loop crosses the stream just upstream from the longer rockslide, and the Upper Loop crosses just downstream from the Jonas Hole.

Family Friendly: An excellent swimming hole with natural waterslides.

Gem Type: Swimming

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David McCormick

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Feb 13, 2021
Kataleeya Cashion
Aug 2, 2020
Jon Harding
The swimming hole is awesome !
Jul 27, 2020
dee angel
Jul 11, 2020
Jeff Headley
Started on Upper Falls and made our way down and went on the lower falls trail back to the parking lot. Everyone had a great time.
Jul 6, 2020
Sara Howard
Oct 19, 2019
Tia Wackerhagen
Sep 22, 2019
Walter Vaughn
Fantastic place. We started off with lower and zig zagged our way down. Once we arrived, we jumped right in to the cold water.

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