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World-Wide Guide to Swimming Holes

Swimming Hole- Orange Dam, Leeds, MA

Swimming hole name: Orange Dam

Water type: river

Location: Leeds, MA

Directions: Leeds, MA, behind Chartpak

Water temp: cold - very warm

Swimmable Months: april - september

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

Description: old dam great for jumping, with smaller diving rocks around the bottom.


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

Beauty (1=yuck, 10=paradise) : 7

Comments on Beauty: the muck is seperate.

Access: (1=easy, 10=next to impossible): 2

Safety (10=very, very safe ):

Comments on Safety: -->

Clarity(1=murk, 10=glass): 7

Features: It is safe for children, Rocks for jumping.


Swimsuit: unknown

Submitted by: sean (seanpringle@hotmail.com)

For The Eastern U.S., also visit Tom Hilleg's excellent site, Swimming Holes East, which lists over 75 holes.

Tom also has a Related Links page for swimming hole-related sites for other areas of the U.S.

If you'd like to add a swimming hole, and it's in the Eastern U.S., please click here to add it to the World-Wide Guide, or here, and scroll down to the "Email" section, to add it to Swimming Holes East.

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