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Keep your cool with these plunges (and share your favorites)

As soaring temperatures continue to bake the United States, we can only thank our lucky stars that even though we’re at the center of the high desert, there are plenty of places to plunge in and take some of the sizzle off. There are the old standbys of Elitch Gardens and Hyland Hills Water World, but here are some other spots to splash that you may not have tried out. SPRAY PARKS AND POOLS No matter how high the mercury goes, or how near to drought conditions we seem to get, spray parks and pools stand at the ready to cool down all comers. Eldorado Springs Resort, Eldorado Springs: Once considered the “Coney Island of the West,” the Eldorado Springs Resort still is a fine spot to relax and recreate. At the pool, you’ll paddle around in cool, clear water from the sa...