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World-Wide Guide to Swimming Holes

Swimming Hole- Gatton Rocks, Ohio

Swimming hole name: Gatton Rocks

Water type: Fresh water


Gatton Rocks swimming hole is located on Gatton Rocks Road between Bellville and Butler, Ohio. It's on the Clear Fork River near the Wade-Gatton Nursery.


Water temp: coolish

Swimmable Months: Summer

Type of bear that would swim here (Polar-Average-Teddy): Average


Deep pool for the brave, shallows for toddlers, gravel bottom, expansive grassy area, litter-free (for the most part).


Size (1=tub, 10=lake) : 3

Beauty (1=yuck, 10=paradise) : 8

Access (1=easy, 10=next to impossible): 1

Clarity(1=murk, 10=glass) : 8

Features: It is safe for children, Rope swing

Size: Not high, but you can dive bomb effectively.

Swimsuit: required, unfortunately.

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