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Upper Twin Lake

The heat is upon us!

Which means you need to find a place to cool off. Stat.

Enter Swim Guide, a website built by the Canadian non-profit Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to help you discover new beaches, lakes, and swimming holes.

A short list of the site's features: 

  • Distinguish clean waters (Green) from polluted waters (Red)
  • Get walking, driving, or transit directions
  • Bookmark beaches for easy access
  • Share your finds on social media
  • Help protect your waterway by reporting pollution or environmental concerns
And while you're at it, don't forget to peruse Portland Monthly's list of 8 Great Swimming Holes