The Slide Rock State Park is the perfect way to cool off on a hot and dry day in Sedona. If you are travelling with children, then the place is perfect for an afternoon visit.
- Natural water slides
- Beautiful red rock formation scenery
- Swimming in the water
A must if you are travelling solo or with family and friends, the state park is perfect to take a walk through if you don’t want to swim.
Slide Rock State Park Travel Tips
- Carry a change of clothes and water and snacks.
Entrance Ticket Details For Slide Rock State Park
- Per car Memorial Day–Labor Day: $20
- September –May: $10
Slide Rock State Park Hours
- The place will be closed earlier from September to May.
How to Reach Slide Rock State Park
- Rent a Car to reach the park.
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92.08% of people who visit Sedona include Slide Rock State Park in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
42.65% of people start their Slide Rock State Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Slide Rock State Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Slide Rock State Park
Slide Rock State Park Reviews & Ratings
Slide Rock State Park is amazing. We were on family vacation in Arizona and heard about this place from a close friend. We all ended up going and I am so thankful we did. It cost around $20 to get in and you have to make a tiny bit of a walk to get to the fun spot, but it is all completely worth it. The water is completely clear and refreshing. The rocks are so smooth you can ride on certain sections just like a slide. It is usually a little bit busy, but if you go a little bit closer to closing you can usually have a decent amount of space to yourself. They have public restrooms all around so you don't need to worry about that at all. Be prepared for the water to be a little chilly depending on what time you go, but I'm positive you will enjoy your experience here.
Nice and easy way to enjoy some time in the great outdoors! We went in late September when the temperatures had really cooled off and there were still some more adventurous people in the water using the natural slides. I'd recommend hiking around here even if you don't plan to get wet. The contrasting blue and red rocks are really quite pretty, and there's lots of nice plant life. It's easy to get to - just a flat, quarter of a mile walk from the parking lot (which btw you'll have to plunk down some money to use (either to park in or just to enter as an individual walking)). After that short walk from the parking lot, there's some not very steep steps that lead down to the water. From there you can choose your own adventure. You can walk along the bank of the water for a bit, though eventually you have to do some high stepping to get up some rock formations here and there. Or to cross over you may need to get creative and step across some stones (or just get wet). There's also some trails on the opposite side of the water, upstream, that go up and away from the water, but we didn't explore those very much. We did see some rangers go back there on the look out for a bear though!
Slide Rock is absolutely beautiful. It was my first time here and I very much enjoyed the scenery. The water is refreshing and a lot of fun when the current takes you down the rocks. Just sit and enjoy the ride. It’s truly nature’s slide. Be aware that wet areas are very slippery and you could fall easily if you don’t watch your step. Be sure to walk slowly and hold onto nearby stones for support if you are standing up in the water.
It is great for a family trip. A lot of the time the water can be freezing but its fun to push yourself. My favorite part is the tiny cliff jump but near the entrance I know there is 2 bigger ones. Its also fun to slide down the flowing water and go off the little jump
Beautiful and fun, but very very busy during the time I went. There are three bathroom buildings: one at Slide Rock and two on the walk there from the parking lot as well as a convenience shop that has pretty much anything you need. There are plenty of grills at the parking lot, but get there early if you actually want a parking spot. There is a fee to park in the lot too, so make sure you check the website. Rocks can be slippery in the water so be careful