Berkshire County is currently under a heat advisory as humidity and hot temperatures cloak the area for the next few days.

Through the weekend temperatures are expected to peak above 90 degrees with even the overnight "lows" hovering around 70.

We're sure your fans are going and your air conditioners are cranked but another great way of keeping cool in the Berkshire summer heat and humidity is to take a dip, of course!

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If you're not lucky enough to have access to a private or public swimming pool to jump in, have no fear, Berkshire County offers tons of opportunities to cool off in natural swimming spots.

 

 

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