Sliding Rock, Pisgah Forest

Slide down a rock and into a 15 m (50 ft) waterfall called Sliding Rock, plunging yourself into a 2 m (7 ft) pool at the bottom. From the parking area, steps with a handrail lead you to the top. For those who don't want to get wet, two viewing platforms provide vantage points for photos. You'll find restrooms and changing facilities available on site. The National Forest Service charges a small entrance fee is charged for this recreation area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sliding Rock by using our Pisgah Forest road trip site .
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  • Right off the main road. The slide isn't long or very fast, but is fun. The water is really cold, so be prepared. Regardless, it is beautiful to see.  more »
  • The falls are so interesting to see. The water was too high and cold when we were there for us to enjoy, but would be a blast in the summer. FYI To park is $3.  more »
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  • Great stop after a day of scenic driving and waterfall hiking. It was busy on an August afternoon but there is plenty of parking, the line for the slide moves fast, and you don't need to stay long to enjoy the slide and plunge a few times. In and out in a little over an hour and well worth the small entry fee. Close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Looking Glass Falls.
  • It’s cold but fun. A must do along with skinny dip falls which is only a 10 min ride from here. The line does get long but moves fast.

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