Slide Rock Named One of 10 Best U.S. Swimming Holes

June 15, 2016

PHOENIX - Slide Rock State Park will be featured on a new Travel Channel series.

Just in time for summer, Slide Rock State Park in Sedona has made the Travel Channel's list of 10 top swimming holes in the United States.

Sedona's red rocks form the "ultimate water slide," the Travel Channel press release noted. The channel compiled the list for its new series, "Top Secret Swimming Holes."

Situated alongside an apple orchard, Slide Rock is 80 feet long and 2.5 to 4 feet wide, with a 7 percent decline from top to bottom. Algae on the rocks creates a slippery ride.

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