Central Vermont Swimming Holes

The Okemo valley is strewn with s many different rivers, and you are certain to find a swimming hole near you.

Ludlow – Buttermilk Falls
Take Rte 103 north out of Ludlow, follow 1.6, turn right onto Buttermilk Falls road follow roughly .75 miles up to the dead end.  Follow paths down to the river on the right hand side.

Plymouth – Plymouth State Park Beach
As the name indicates, this swimming hole is the beach in a state park, so there’s plenty of sand and water for the whole family. Plus the park has picnic areas too, so remember to bring food for a barbeque.

Take Rte 103 north out of Ludlow, follow 1.5, turn right onto Rte 100 North, follow for approx 4 miles, look for Reading road on right (look for the Echo Lake Inn on your left).  Follow up for 1.5 miles, Turn left onto Boy Scout Camp Road. Follow 1.0 mile to the park, turn in on the left.

Other swimming holes:

  • Cavendish Hole
  • Weston Hole
  • Proctorsville Hole at Greven Field

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Black River Action Team

Address: 101 Perley Gordon Rd
Springfield, Vermont 05156
Phone: (802) 885-1533
Website: BlackRiverActionTeam.org

Camp Plymouth State Park

Address: 2008 Scout Camp Road
Plymouth, Vermont 05056
Phone: (802) 228-2025
Website: www.vtstateparks.com

Edgar May Health and Recreation Center

Address: 140 Clinton Street,
Springfield, Vermont 05156
Phone: (802) 885-2568
Website: www.myreccenter.org/