There is no better place to be in the summer than Minnesota. There's so much to see and do, and luckily in Central Minnesota we are a short drive from it all.

The only 'natural swimming pool' in North America is a short one hour drive from the St. Cloud area.

The Webber pool is the first public pool in North America that does not use chemicals to keep its water clean. Instead, water is pumped from the pool through a system of biological filters and into an adjacent regeneration basin.

The 500,000 gallons of water that make up this pool get filtered through layers of gravel and over 7,000 aquatic plants to keep it clean and safe for swimming.

Even though the water is cleaned with dirt and plants, the bottom of the pool is just like any other pool. The shallow end is around 3 feet, and the deep end is roughly 11 feet deep!

Located in Webber Park in Minneapolis, this outdoor attraction is open for the season until August 19th, 2019. But the best part of taking a dip into this one-of-a-kind pool: it's totally free.

Check out their hours of operation and get all the details on North America's only natural swimming pool here. And stay up to date on the Webber Natural Swimming Pool Facebook page! 

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