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Sliding Rock

Address: Pisgah Forest, NC
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each minute.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each minute.
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Bitburg, Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

What a blast. Sliding rock is a must do for the young or old. Nature made the perfect side and plunge pool for the world to enjoy. The water is cold and the pool is deep, but the thrill outweighs the shock of the cold water. The is plenty of parking and many viewing points for your picture to be... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was a very simple yet very exciting attraction! Is basically a very small hike to a slick rock water fall you sit on and let the fall push you down top a small drop into a lake. It was a very fun experience.

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Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Sliding Rocks is beautiful in the winter! My daughter is asking us to return in the summer so we can slide. Met a local family and they said it's a huge deal when it gets warm enough. Looks like good fun!

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montgomery, al
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Neat place to have some fun, just go in the WARMER months! Go early before the crowds get there. Even in warmer months, the water is still 50-60 degrees!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to sliding rock in April and the water was still very chilly. We had a great time though. There are a lot of people that go, and quite a long line will form, but it's worth the wait!

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Richwood, Texas, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you get there before the park opens for swimmers it is free to view. It was super easy to get to with a large parking lot and the falls are pretty. No hiking required.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I've been here before but never had the courage to go down the falls. I didn't want my daughter to have the same experience so I told her I'd give her $10 per slide for a 10 max. It was so cold she could only do 3. She said the water just took her breath away. She loved it! She's... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What fun this must be on a warm, sunny day! We were traveling through western NC to visit some of the many waterfalls in the area. This one was on our list. We got there in the late afternoon - after the ranger had left. There is a fee attached to view this site. It is a short, easy walk... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had to do this with the kids when we were visiting Asheville! The water was freezing but the kids had a blast. We went on a Monday afternoon and there was no one else there! Except for spectators who remained bundled up watching our four crazy teens go down it. Kids said it was very smooth and not hurtful... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

First off, the water is FREEZING!! You have to wade through knee deep water (with rocks to slip on!) just to get to the sliding side. My 6 year old was determined to do it, and only her insistence got me to the other side. Once up there, there was a young man who appeared to be something of a... More 

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