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Slide Rock State Park, Sedona
(4.3/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Slide Rock State Park gets its name from the slippery rock bed of Oak Creek Canyon, which forms a natural water slide and pools in the park. Red rocks and the Coconino National Forest surround the park, which is one of the most visited sites in the state. The park also features an apple farm that was planted there in 1912. Children will enjoy playing in the pools and on the natural water slide, and adults can explore the terrain, hike one of the park's three trails, and photograph views from these red rock formations. Arrange your visit to Slide Rock State Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sedona using our Sedona itinerary maker.
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  • Me and my sisters went here for a day. Pictures does not do it justice. Place was clean and well kept. A place to appreciate majestic beauty and creation. 
  • My husband & I wanted to do a hike into the wooded areas around Sedona. Slide Rock is just the place to go. There were very few people during our visit but most likely during summer months, it is pack...  more »
  • Although it was technically closed for the season, the sliding rocks and water were beautiful to see up close. I took a lot of cool photos and will definitely return in the spring or summer to enjoy r...  more »
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  • Great spot. Scenic, easy access to oak Creek. Probably gets super crowded in the summer.
  • Excellent Place to go to. Not good for very young kids or older people as the rocks are very slippery. TIP: BRING WATER SHOES. You might leave here with a couple of bumps and bruises but it is totally worth it.
  • Wonderful views with plenty of water and natural "slides". Can get very busy so plan ahead! Parking can be crazy during holidays
  • Good way to cool off suring those hot days in Sedona. Fyi parking is $20 a car so pile in one car to save. Plenty of area to picnic near the parking lot before you head down to the slide. Its a decent walk to slide rock mostly paved but once you get to the staircase it is very natural and usually pretty full all summer. The slide is caused by naturally slippery bed of the creek. Its can be rough walking around and even using the slide so water shoes are suggested. You can swim all day then head to sedona and soak up the sunset and dinner.
  • Great stop for a short visit to cool off. Kids had a great time & they didn't want to leave. We went early in the morning on a Monday in the summer & so there were no crowds, but I can imagine that this place can become pretty busy. Surfaces can be slippery & my kids fell several times. But no injuries, just use caution when walking.