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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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Very enjoyable for kids and adults.

A little more crowded from 9 years earlier-the fist time we visited my daughter was 4 and my son was too young to enjoy it. Now they are 13 and 10. It's okay for families with... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A little more crowded from 9 years earlier-the fist time we visited my daughter was 4 and my son was too young to enjoy it. Now they are 13 and 10. It's okay for families with smaller kids. A nicer sliding rock is Turtleback Falls in the Gorges State Park with 3 beautiful waterfalls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a great experience. It was a smooth rock but be careful getting in and out of the water does to all the rocks.

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Thank Samantha R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must stop on your trip through Pisgah Forest. A 60 foot slick rock slide. Went in July and the outside temp in the shade was a nice 78 degrees but then you slide into a freezing 58 degree water. Lots of fun!! We plan on going back. It gets a little crowded but the line moves fast. Lifeguards on... More 

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Thank Redhound88
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We will definitely go back. It was better than we thought. Water was breath taking cold 55 degrees. A lot of fun. Must do if you go to pisgah national forest.

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Thank Stephenie B
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I first visited Sliding Rock about 48 years ago. The rock hadn't changed but the area has. It is now managed by the National Park Service and they have done some very nice improvements including walkways and a shower/restroom structure. This is a long rock with a stream flowing over it that you can slide down into a pool at... More 

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Thank wanderingel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Sliding Rock with our two twenties children. They had fun even though the water was freezing. Something everyone should do or at least see. I didn't feel the need to slide, watching was fine by me. Would recommend going late summer once school has started to avoid large crowds.

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Thank Leslie K
Emporia, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stop to make..so much fun..great way to cool off..such a fun place ..easy walk also! Nice relaxing drive to get to.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited early August to cool off from the heat-as did lots of others. Parking lot was full initially, so I checked out parking on the road. As we turned around to look on the downhill side, the lot had re-opened. (It was closed/full again as we left.) Entrance is $2 per person to slide or watch. It had rained recently,... More 

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Thank Anna C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice place. There is not enough place for parking so I had to park a long distance from the place and the walk there with kids. Be prepared for it. There is some fee when you enter.

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Thank Pugazh V
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived, I was taken aback by how long the line was. Asked someone in front of me if the line moved quickly and she said it did. True. It did move quickly. The ride down the rocks was a blast, but the cold water at the drop off was jolting. Just be prepared for that. They do... More 

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