Author: Joanna Zhang | Published: July 19, 2021 | Updated: July 20, 2022 | Categories: Where-to
Four fantastic swimming holes on the John Day River
You might not think of heading to the desert when you want to go swimming. That’s quite understandable. While Oregon’s high desert isn’t pulsing with waterfalls like the west side of Cascade crest, the dry side of Oregon state is home to beautiful volcanic lakes in mountain calderas and hundreds of streams and rivers, including the mighty John Day River.
These four spots on the John Day River might forever change your mind about swimming in the desert.