Slide into an amazing summer trip in Arizona with a visit to Slide Rock State Park. With plenty of parking, pull your vehicle into the parking lot and it’s just a short walk to get to the fun. Situated on a 43-acre historic apple orchard, Slide Rock State Park offers fun that everyone in the family will enjoy. Slide Rock State Park offers incredible views and tons of family fun with natural rock slides that are smooth and fun to slide on at Slide Rock. Oak Creek has several areas that are kid-friendly without fast-moving water where they can enjoy the natural waterpark. With roughly ½ mile to play and let the kids run wild. Have fun and be safe!
The best time of year to visit is the summer months when the air temperature is warm and the water will cool you off. However, for those looking for a breathtaking experience, don’t hesitate to visit in the off-season months like September & October which offer fewer crowds but the water temperature might be a little shocking. Yes, it does get cold in Northern Arizona so plan accordingly.
Slide Rock State Park also offers hiking without having to get wet. In addition to great hiking and incredible views, be sure to take advantage of the apple picking which is sure to make memories for the entire family.
Word to the wise- The rocks in the water are slippery! Be extra cautious playing in and around the water. If you have kids? Make sure you watch them closely. Slide Rock State Park is an amazing place to visit but there is no lifeguards present. Swim cautiously and at your own risk.
Visitor Center: open daily (except Dec 25th); specific hours vary by season
Trails are open during daylight hours
- Private Vehicle: $10
- Bicyclist/Pedestrian: $5
- Motorcycle: $5