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Where to find the best rope swings in Central Texas

Staff Writer
Austin 360
Josh Simpson flies into the waters of the San Marcos River near Olympic Outdoor Center in San Marcos on July 27. TAMIR KALIFA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Tarzan did it right, swinging through the jungle on vines and tree branches, taking the occasional dip into crocodile-infested waters.

We’ll pass on the crocs but love the free-as-a-breeze feeling that comes when you take a flying leap off a rope swing into a cool Texas river or lake.

Got to mystatesman.com to find out where you can find some of our favorite rope swings in Central Texas, plus safety tips so you’ll have fun without getting hurt.

Hold on tight — but remember to let go!