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Blue Bottom

(hole_name) blue bottom

(Water_type) reservoir

(Location) off the highway near bear creek pa

(Water_temp) bathtub

(Swimmable_Months) june-early sept

(Type_of_bear_that would_swim_here_(Polar-Average-Teddy)) Teddy

(doc) old reservoir said to be at least 12 feet deep. there is an old control shed next to it with bricks knocked out of the side, so that you can climb to the top and jump in the water is deep enough to dive from the shed.

(size) 8

(beauty) 10

(beauty_com) surrounded by trees of all types

(access) 4

(access_com) you must park and walk on an overgrown path

(safety) 5

(safety_com) along the shore is fine but towards the middle it's quite deep

(clarity) 6

(size_com) has an old control shed made of brick to jump from

(from-name) jenn

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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