July 3, 2012. There are over 70 freshwater swimming holes littered around North Carolina, but it would seem that many alone are located here in the High Country. One of the most popular summer activities around Boone is to take advantage of area swimming holes and the activities they provide. Students, locals and tourists alike flee to these natural water parks to escape the summer heat on a daily basis, but locating one can be tricky.
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE
Video by Jyoti Suri