Sliding Rock Recreation Area


Sliding Rock is a 50 foot natural water slide that ends in a 7 foot deep pool of water. There are 2 observation platforms, and lifeguards on duty during the season. This is a heavily used recreation area, come early.

Sliding Rock Rules and Regulations

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 10:30am-6:00pm, during season
Reservations: No reservations taken
Fees A daily fee $2 per person. Annual passes remain at $25. Additional revenue is required to operate this extremely popular site, which often receives 1,000 or more people a day. Fee revenue will provide expanded hours for lifeguards and help pay for the maintenance at this highly used site. The last fee increase at this site was in 2001.
Open Season: May 26 - Sept. 3
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No Alcohol or Picnicking Permitted. Lifeguards on duty during season. Open for viewing year-round.
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Brevard, take US 64 E to US 276. Turn left and follow US 276N for 8 miles. Located on left.


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