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Slick Rock is NOT Sliding Rock

These two places are different, but not far from each other. This one (Slick Rock) is free and... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Easy to Visit but Best after a Good Rain

Slick Rock Falls is a nice waterfall that is very easy to visit. From the Pisgah Wildlife Center... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Pisgah National Forest, Brevard, NC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This falls is on Forest Road 475B which is just past the Fish Hatchery. The falls is about 35 ft high, but to be very interesting, it needs a good waterflow. The hike is about 100 yds from the parking area. If you continue on...More

1  Thank larryg425
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

These two places are different, but not far from each other. This one (Slick Rock) is free and don't try to slide down it or you will die. You get to it by turning down FR475B which is across the road from the fish hatchery,...More

1  Thank Meehoo
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I think early reviews are correct. Some of these reviews are being confused with sliding rock. We didn’t find the waterfall. The gravel road was more like a off road excursion on my car (though there has been a lot rain). Kids still enjoyed playing...More

Thank BoJo E
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Not too long to wait, even with a big line. We all had a great time sliding and splashing into the cold mountain water - it's brisk and refreshing.

Thank yellowbfly
Reviewed June 3, 2018

A beautiful tranquil place for everyone. The sights and smells of nature. Very refreshing to enjoy the sound of falling water. Must see.

1  Thank nonsense193
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Fun, exciting, the family will love it, great water fun, a real life water adventure much better than a water park.

2  Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Slick Rock Falls is a nice waterfall that is very easy to visit. From the Pisgah Wildlife Center and Fish Hatchery go left and almost an immediate right on gravel Headwaters Road (FR-475B). It's just over a mile to a parking area on the right....More

4  Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Just be aware that you have to drive 1.1 miles on a narrow, curvy rock road with different size rocks, not all small. The falls are very had to see from the parking lot. It is a short, about 75 yard walk to a better...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed August 25, 2017

You can see the falls from the parking area so it doesn't require any hiking. This is a good thing because unless there has been a good heavy rain the falls are nothing to write home about. I love waterfalls and when we got there...More

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed August 10, 2017

worth every step getting there, a great natural beauty, the area is very clean and easily accessible for most ages.

Thank Maxine K
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