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

First Day Hike at Slide Rock State Park

January 1, 2019   1 p.m.

Start the new year with a nature hike led by Slide Rock State Park Ranger Blake Hourigan. Blake will guide visitors on a 1.5 mile walk with informative tidbits of geology, wildlife, homestead history and plant life around Slide Rock State Park. Please remember to wear appropriate shoes and layered clothing, bring plenty of water.  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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Park and Facility Hours

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Individual/bicycle: $3.00

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