Slippery Rock Brook is a tributary of the Passaic River in Passaic County, New Jersey in the United States.
Slippery Rock Brook flows north as it drains part of the western flank of First Watchung Mountain. Traveling south from its confluence with the Passaic River, it passes through the city of Paterson and the borough of Woodland Park.
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