• The Swimming Hole at Bristol Dam - Bristol, Maine

      Need a break? Hot? Don't want to get in the cold ocean? The swimming hole at Bristol Dam in Bristol Mills could be the answer. For more than a couple of hundred years people have been spending hot afternoons here taking a refreshing dip.

      If you go:
      South of Damariscotta on Highway 130. Free. No lifeguards or supervision. No pets allowed in the water. Portable toilet available in summer and fall months. Small parking area.


      Bristol Dam Loop
      Bristol, Maine 04539 USA

      Mailing address:
      Town of Bristol
      1268 Bristol Road
      Bristol, ME 04539 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Town of Bristol
      +1 (207) 563-5270