Emerald Pools, CA is a legendary place. Amazing cliff jumping, great swimming, gorgeous views, terrific hiking, friendly water snakes, and plenty of room for adventure. Working your way down stream seeking out cliff jumping spots and solid swimming holes is a great way to pass the day. These boys give us a show of what can be done off the bigger cliffs at Emerald Pools. Goliath is a monster, both literally and figuratively. To get to Emerald Pools is easy. Just turn off 80 onto 20 and pull of the highway where the water flows uphill.