Sliding Jail
Sliding Jail
3.5
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A popular tourist stop, this jail slid 225 feet downhill during a "land slippage" caused by the many mining shafts in the area.
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Cheryl M
Phoenix, AZ144 contributions
Apr 2023
We walked down to see the sliding jail - wow what a path it took to slide down there. I like the way it has been kept like the original - old rustic looking. Easy to get to. If you enjoy history, see the sliding jail.
Written 26 April 2023
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food e
Phoenix, AZ966 contributions
Jul 2022 • Friends
Horrible not preserved site in bad shape. Skip this not at all worth it. In a run dow. Creepy spot and the town did not preserve the site. Sad decreped like most of the town. This town is going down hill figuritly and literally .

Not worth this trip to this
Written 18 July 2022
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VGTravelGirl
St. Albert, Canada1,803 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Not much left to see. If you are walking nearby, take a couple minutes to see it but not a destination stop. There is a plaque and the small building
Written 11 May 2022
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bookworm8
Memphis, TN263 contributions
Mar 2022
It's amazing to see this small jail below a public parking area. the jail slid down the hill due to the mining in the area.
Written 2 April 2022
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1horselover
170 contributions
Feb 2022
A little hard to find, but interesting once you get there. It has an interesting story and history behind it. The view looking out over the valley is beautiful.
Written 6 February 2022
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Brown_Samantha
Kennewick, WA1,577 contributions
Nov 2021
Kind of located near a parking lot, around some road that led to no where. With the help of Google map, we were able to locate this. It is free to see.

An old jail that is sliding down the hill due to the shift ground underneath it. You can read the history of it on a plaque located next to the jail. Take no time. Small time investment, interesting to see. Not a big attraction by any means, but since you're already there, why not?
Written 13 November 2021
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Denise Z
Michigan31 contributions
Sep 2021
The jail is very cool sitting at the bottom of a parking lot. The history behind it is very interesting as well.
Written 29 September 2021
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Dr_Xaos
Palatine, IL1,171 contributions
Jun 2021
An old jail that is sliding down the hill due to the shift ground underneath it. Interesting history about the local area, but there's not much to see beyond the building. Worth checking out because of the uniqueness of the place, but note that there aren't any signs or other indicators pointing it out. If we didn't know to search for it, we wouldn't have been likely to find it.
Written 14 June 2021
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Kyra Minichan
Nashville, TN202 contributions
Mar 2021
There were not signs pointing us to this unique find and if I had not researched ahead of time, we would have missed it, which would have been a shame. If you are visiting Jerome, you need to check it out.
Written 25 March 2021
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Lynette51
Santa Barbara, CA1,406 contributions
Jan 2021
We spent a good part of the day exploring all around Jerome. It's a quaint town with lots of little shops. We walked to the sliding jail and yes it is sliding. When in Jerome you do have to see this.
Written 31 January 2021
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