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We really like slippery and have been twice. The first time was mid-fall and there were no life... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mary Frances P
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Cold Water. Great Fun.

Line was long but moved quickly. Water was C.O.L.D. but fun on a hot day. Bathrooms were mostly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ADreamTrip
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Concord, North Carolina
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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 really like slippery and have been twice. The first time was mid-fall and there were no life guards and you couldn’t rent jackets. Honestly, it was probably too cold in the fall but my oldest child who was 7 loved it. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary Frances P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Line was long but moved quickly. Water was C.O.L.D. but fun on a hot day. Bathrooms were mostly clean and lots of places to explore the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water was really high after snow melted and plentiful rainfall. I’m sure in the summertime this is a lot of fun for both adults and children.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 302shelleyr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here during our December visit to the area. The rains and snow the week before had this stream gushing with lots of water. It was too cold to slide, no life guards on duty and not safe to slide. BUT WE ENJOYED the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristinesonja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pisgah has many beautiful waterfalls and hikes and some camping opportunities. There were a few picnicking spots along the main road as well. There is a hatchery and wildlife education center. The rhododendrons were beautiful along the water. This is a true gem in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We stopped at Sliding Rock in October and were unable to slide down the rock, as there was no lifeguard but it sure looked fun! Six of us were in the car with two America the Beautiful passes but we were still required to pay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikelcesc
Reviewed November 16, 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marina M
Reviewed November 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wanderlust146
Reviewed November 11, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank subramanyamkg
Reviewed October 31, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marlene K
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scalpmnoles
October 7, 2018|
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Response from mrspta06 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about any damage from the flood. Sorry that I can't help.
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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 trendab2014 | Reviewed this property |
Swim a couple or three strokes and then you can stand.
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Gerald L
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Info on "Camp Run A Muk" at Sliding Rock Cabins (0 Replies)
Hello all... I am going up to Sliding Rock Cabins in March and plan on staying at "Camp Run A Muk"... Does anyone have any coments (good or bad) about this particular cabin... I apreciate any coments that may describe or explain your past experiance there...
February 26, 2012|
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HELP planning a destination route order! (4 Replies)
Over the last month, many of you have given us great ideas for destinations with our kids ages 7-10 for our road trip from Illinois to Greenville SC.....(Greenville for a tournament)...from your suggestions, what most peaked our interests were Biltmore, Sliding Rock, Nantahala River Rafting, Blueridge parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Ceasers Head Cherokee Foothills, Smokey Mountain National and Chimney Rock....gee did I forget anything.If you want to add, be my guest.. We of course cant see...More
March 15, 2010|
Response fromjaded24fan|
All of your destinations would be in your route but Grandfathers Mountain. It would be way out of your way.
emrenner
Chicago, IL
Sliding Rock (2 Replies)
Has anyone ever been to Sliding Rock BEFORE Memorial Day? The website says it doesn't open until Memorial day weekend, but I was just wondering if the weather would be decent and if you are "allowed" to experience it before it opens. Thanks!
January 08, 2018|
Response fromqueeni_traveler|
Here is what the website says: "While you can slide anytime year-round during daylight hours, lifeguards are on duty and changing rooms / restrooms are open every day from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, 10 AM-6 PM. After Labor Day, lifeguards work on weekends through mid-October. Cost to enter the recreation area is $2 per person when staff members are on duty (cash or check). Children 6 and under are free. It is free to visit during "off" hours (but restrooms are closed and...More