Sliding Rock – A Natural Water Slide

  • Pisgah National Forest
  • Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Phone: (828) 877-3265

This king of swimming holes, located in the mountains of Transylvania County near Asheville, is a 60 foot natural water slide. Ride down a well-worn slab of rock that has been providing summertime entertainment long before water slides became standard fare.


Types of Tours: Enjoy the natural waterslide with your group.     
Group Policies: Group limit is 50 people per day.  Group rates do apply. No reservations available and parking is on a first come, first served basis.  Four motorcoach parking spots are available.  Groups must sign in with collection officer before sliding. A courtesy call to a Pisgah Ranger is recommended but not required (828-877-3265).      
Days & Hours of Operation: Memorial Day - Labor Day, 10:30am - 6:00pm.  The best time for groups is before 11:00am and after 4:00pm.   
Miles from Downtown Asheville: 38 miles  

As the local experts in Asheville, the ACVB would welcome the opportunity to source your overnight room needs and help you plan the perfect itinerary! Please contact us at 800-257-5583.

Attraction Amenities
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Parking (Fee Charged)
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Restroom
Food and Beverage
  • Alcohol Prohibited