About Slide Rock

Originally a homestead apple farm, Slide Rock State Park is one of our most popular recreation spots. Escape the heat in the cool waters of Oak Creek.

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Programs & Events

Family Campout

September 21-22, 2019

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!  READ MORE

Fall Fest 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019   9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fall is on its way, and it’s time to celebrate the changing seasons at Slide Rock State Park! Join us for the annual Fall Festival. Colored leaves, red rocks, and cooler temperatures will have the whole family enjoying the transition to autumn!  READ MORE



Slide Rock State Park hosts several short trails on the grounds and along the creek. Take a brief hike while you dry yourself off.

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Please review the Park Rules before visiting.

Park and Facility Hours

Last entry one hour prior to closing, swim area closes 1/2-hour prior to closing.

Tuesday after Labor Day - October 31
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

November 1 - January 31
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

February 1 - April 30
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

May 1 - Labor Day
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas: Closed

Park Entrance Fee

Tuesday after Labor Day - September 30
Per vehicle (1-4 adults): $20.00

October - February
Per vehicle (1-4 adults): $10.00

March 1 - May 24
Per vehicle (1-4 adults): $20.00

May 25 - Labor Day
Per vehicle (1-4 adults): $20.00 Monday - Thursday
Per vehicle (1-4 adults): $30.00 Friday - Sunday, holiday Mondays

*Motorcycle: Entry fee is 50 percent of the per vehicle fee

Individual/bicycle: $5.00

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