Slide Rock State Park Tours and Activities
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Just outside the city of Sedona is the evocatively-named Slide Rock State Park that was once an apple farm.
Slide Rock State Park was originally the Pendley Homestead, an apple orchard started in 1912 that covered more than 40 acres. Pendley later built cabins as more vacationers began coming into the area, and the homestead was purchased by the Arizona Parklands Foundation in 1985. The original Pendley farmhouse is still in the park.
The name “slide rock” comes from one geologic feature of the park, a slippery area in a creek near the homestead. The red rock formations that are so famous in this part of Arizona are all over the park, which is a popular place for hiking, swimming, fishing, and picnicking.
The entry fee for Slide Rock State Park is $20 per vehicle Monday-Thursday, and $30 per vehicle Friday-Sunday and holiday weekends. That fee includes up to four adults. The park is open May 1 through Labor Day from 8am-7pm, Labor Day through October 31 from 8am-6pm, November-January 9am-5pm, and February-April 8am-6pm.
Address: 6871 Arizona 89A, Sedona, Arizona, USA
Hours: Vary by season
Admission: Mon-Thurs $20 per vehicle; Fri-Sun $30 per vehicle
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Slide Rock State Park
Oak Creek Canyon Jeep Tour was named by Rand-McNally to be on of the most scenic drives in America! We wind our way up the center of a massive fault-line, millions of years in the making, majestic cliffs towering over 1500ft frame the walls of this stunning canyon. Considered to be Sedona's natural center piece, spectacular scenery abounds as we climb over 2000ft to the top of the south-rim of the might Colorado Plateau. Learn about Oak Creek Canyons' amazing geologic & anthropologic history. NO neck straining, or bouncing in our custom-built jeep. Book today and see for yourself why it's named One of America's Most Beautiful Drives! MILD & on pavement tour only..90 minute tour.
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What are Slide Rock State Park hours of operation?
Slide Rock State Park hours of operation: Vary by season. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Slide Rock State Park ?
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