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Slide Rock State Park, originally the Pendley Homestead, is a 43-acre historic apple farm located in Oak Creek Canyon. Frank L. Pendley, having arrived in the canyon in 1907, formally acquired the land under the Homestead Act in 1910. Due to his...more
All reviews water shoes natural water slide slide area ice cold apple orchard cliff jumping cool off entrance fee per vehicle swimming hole pack a lunch lots of fun oak creek canyon whole family super fun natural beauty beautiful area
No entrance fee but very well maintained, nice vista w/ gorgeous colors of orange and gold rock formations and backdrop of the mountains. We went in February but there were kids swimming and sliding into a running creek via a natural rock slide, cant describe...More
Recommended by a friend, this was a very fun stop. Be warned, the water is absolutely freezing (this was the first week of August right at opening time), though if you just jump in, you'll quickly adjust (go numb?). There are some sudden deep spots...More
The park was closing in 5 minutes. I just wanted to come in to take a quick photo. It was winter and very cold so I wouldn't be swimming or using the park especially since they were closing in five minutes. The ranger there wouldn't...More
We went on a winter day when our Grand Canyon tour got cancelled. This former orchard homestead along a running creek was just breathtaking and totally manageable.
Apparently the locals call it slime rock. In the summer I get it but in the winter it...More
June 2018: I’ll make it short and sweet. It was beautiful. Water was great, albeit just a tad too damn cold 🥶 almost freezing actually lol. Only reason I’m taking one star off. It took quite a long time for any of us to fully...More
We drove by Slide Rock and decided to visit while staying in Sedona - and glad that we did. Fortunately it was a weekday and not overrun by the locals and folks coming down from Flagstaff. Avoid it on the congested weekends, if possible. Nice...More
I have visited this park once. It is so popular that I would never visit it on a weekend. I would also caution people about swimming in Oak Creek because there are many out-dated septic systems up river and there have been closure due to...More
While it was a little crowded we still had a great time! My boys enjoyed sliding down the rocks and then warming themselves like lizards on the red rocks. The water was cold even in July but a welcome break from the heat of the...More