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Family Camping

We had a great time camping in the Pisgah National Park and my son was the only one brave enough to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marina M
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Beautiful falls, wish we could have slid down the rock

We went in October and the park was closed for sliding down the falls. There was no admissions fee... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wanderlust146
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each minute.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time camping in the Pisgah National Park and my son was the only one brave enough to do sliding rock on this cold day. He said it was refreshing and actually better than doing it on a hot day.

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went in October and the park was closed for sliding down the falls. There was no admissions fee during this time. There is a $3 fee when the slide rock is open and there is a lifeguard on duty. We cannot wait to return...More

Thank wanderlust146
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water falls cascades over a huge mountain slope which doubles as slide. Looks a bit iffy on safety side so take care. The landing though looks deep enough it looks like a good experience In summer. Would just rather watch in fall season. Good...More

Thank subramanyamkg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something you must do! It was a blast to slide down the sliding rock. The water is cold, but it is worth it.

Thank Marlene K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place teenagers might like the best! The lines are long sometimes in the summer. Groups of teens are often arriving in buses with groups. A lifeguard is usually on duty to watch over the sliders. One slides down the slick rock and...More

Thank Safari66096
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when we arrived the park was allowing visitors but the bathrooms were closed however they did not charge a fee im thinking that the water was too cold at this time the falls are nice to view after a short hike downhill

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re willing to get chilly, this natural water slide is a blast! A great refresher between all the hiking in the area.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a little old to go down a giant slick rock in freezing cold water(the water is cold anytime of year you go). But we took a lot of young adults and teenagers up there and they had a ball. They want to go every...More

Thank jansatay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I went here in September. There was a lot of people on the two lane road but we were able to find a spot to pull off and watch the crowd slide off the rock. When I was younger we would come...More

Thank hollifieldabc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re spending the day in the forest, this is a worthwhile stop. Parking is relatively easy here as well.

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scalpmnoles
October 7, 2018|
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Response from emilymaehood | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all of the above answers. There will be no lifeguard on duty. Be warned, the water you are dumped into was literally breath-taking for the majority of visitors when we went in July. Life vest strongly advised if... More
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vickidelaney
August 8, 2018|
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Response from mrspta06 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the areas surrounding the sliding rock. I stayed with my daughter's dog while he family did the sliding. I don't think that dogs are allowed in the water though.
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Skye K
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Trenda B | Reviewed this property |
Swim a couple or three strokes and then you can stand.
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