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Sliding Rock

Pisgah Forest, NC
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Very Fun Location

This is just a few miles up the highway from Looking Glass Falls. If you are there in the summer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Norfolk, Virginia
Too crowded so they closed it

We tried to visit the first week of August but we did arrive at peak time, which we tried not to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Grand Junction, Colorado
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Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each minute.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cold water” (66 reviews)
“slide down” (32 reviews)
Pisgah Forest, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is just a few miles up the highway from Looking Glass Falls. If you are there in the summer, you need to be there early in the day as the parking lot fills fast and is closed until some visitors leave and parking spaces...More

Thank rockdoctor48
Reviewed 6 days ago

We tried to visit the first week of August but we did arrive at peak time, which we tried not to do, but since we did it was already closed due to the crowds. We waited a little bit and drove around through the forest...More

Thank Luv-that-farm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where else can you slide down a natural rock into a natural pool in a river within a state park? That's what makes it a must do! There are changing rooms, observation decks, and lifeguards. Be prepared for cold water. I grew up in the...More

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sliding Rock is a natural water slide on Looking Glass Creek and the recreation area is part of Pisgah National Forest. Sliding down the rock is a lot of fun, but be warned - the water is very very cold. We went on a weekday...More

Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge slanted rock formation as part of a mini-falls, all ages can slide down into a pool of water at the end. Had some great pictures but lost my phone. Can be a bit of a wait in line, and parking is at a premium...More

Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd heard all about this hidden gem. It was more fun than I'd expected. It only costs $2/person. There are restrooms to change into and two platforms to watch the sliders. Recommend going early and bringing towels and water shoes. The water is COLD! We...More

Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for the coldest dunk you have ever experienced. I recommend that you go on the hottest day of the summer. It is COLD. The lines are long. With all that said. It is a blast!! A natural rock slide worth sliding down again...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited in August, my adult children went down 3 times. I got to observe several people get hurt. One lady hit a hole and bounced quite hard, it is stone. Water is cold. Short line, unusual and the water is a little fast for young...More

1  Thank mommadoc2420
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to sliding rock since I was a kid. Nothing is more fun than a nature made slip and slide!

Thank christy s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 5:30 pm- bathroom was closed so they didn't charge us any fee. Lifeguards leave at 6 pm but you don't have to leave then. Only recommendation would be to avoid making the very curvy trip out in the dark. Line got way shorter...More

Thank esthermyla
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Sara C | Reviewed this property |
We only stayed about an hour and a half and slid 4 times because the line moved pretty quickly. We went in the early afternoon and there was so many people. The line went all the way up to the set of stairs taking you down... More
2 August 2017|
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Response from NCactuary | Reviewed this property |
My wife and two grandson (ages 7 and 10) stayed for over two hours. We slid down about a dozen times.
30 July 2017|
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Response from blk v | Reviewed this property |
No clue... we have an RV that we tow, or we tent camp..