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Sliding Rock

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Address: Pisgah Forest, NC
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Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each...

Waterfall slide, sending 11,000 gallons of water down a huge rock each minute.

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Fun to see, even off-season

I bet this was a bustling area in the summer but there were a couple brave soles sliding down in the cold. Neat to see an old swimming area like this still used by so many.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Penny E
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Roseau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I bet this was a bustling area in the summer but there were a couple brave soles sliding down in the cold. Neat to see an old swimming area like this still used by so many.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by to show our kids Sliding Rock. The area is open for viewing in the winter, but not sliding. It was a stark difference from the summertime, when it's covered with people sliding down. It's very peaceful in the winter and very beautiful, worth a stop to see when no one is there.

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Leesburg, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely too cold this time of year but what a great little stop. Easy to get to and in summer I bet its super busy. Great photo op for kids.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

It use to be a free attraction several years ago, but now there is a small fee. Must be because of the large crowds that come come to see Sliding Rock.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Pretty place to visit even if it's too cold to slide - parking is free off-season (restrooms closed), and it's an easy walk over to view the rock and the stream below.

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Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

No crowds in winter, but great scenery! Stopped here after Looking Glass Falls and we were only ones there.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Sliding rock was is one of those places that you'll never forget. I went several times between the ages of 6 and 17 and then a few times over the last 10 years. It was incredible fun and a memorable family experience.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Great for kids, they do charge a nominal fee. The area is extremely beautiful, and is easily assessable.

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Carmel Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Sliding Rock is just a few miles off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and a detour that I highly recommend . It is a natural water Slide that is not only fun, but different each time you go down. Because of the rocks underneath you along with the natural , you get a different "ride" down each time. Only problem... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Winding drive up through the forest to sliding rock was really pretty. Parked, got kids in suits, and took a short walk to the rock. 4 year old was able to use a certified flotation device--she was shy and went down with hubby. Water is bit cool but very refreshing on a hot day. Hubby and 12 year old daughter... More 

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