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Lake Catherine State Park

Hot Springs, AR
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Ranked #15 of 38 attractions in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: Offers good hikes, but it can be humid.
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

For a first time camper, this place was great! The hiking was awesome. Even if you only come for a day trip, you must go on the hike to the waterfall. The route is very scenic and getting in the swimming hole at the falls is so fun and refreshing. Very beautiful. My only complaints is that it got muggy... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

dont miss this park. it was so clean and nice and the lady in office was very nice. do the trail backwards to get to the falls faster and for sure get in the water. then we went to the swimming area for the kids to swim. the bathhouse were very clean. a nice gem of a park. and there... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We tent camped here and the park is gorgeous you MUST walk to the falls. The only real complaint is that the tent sites are mixed in with the rv sites and are a little crowded feeling and not the wilderness feel you tent camp to feel. If they would add an area just for tents away from teh RVs... More

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Kilgore, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Due to rv site size limitations, we normally do not stay in State parks. We were assured on the phone that their sites were very large and we would have no problem backing into our site. The area has had a lot of rain that week and just had a gully washer the morning of our arrival. Due to the... More

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Memphis, Texas, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lake Catherine State Park is so beautiful. Being from dry hot Texas our stay was wonderful. We made reservation for the 26th of May cause it was full over Memorial weekend. They gave us options of sites and we picked number 61 cause it was closer to the water and a bigger area from what our reservation site put us.... More

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Wylie, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We first visited LAke Catherine State Park when my daughters were 4 and 5 year old. HAve continued to go back have taken my Grandkids and now my Great Grandkids. Leaving tomorrow for Lake Catherine again for a week. YOu cant go wrong some of the most beautiful hiking as well as the Friendliest people you will ever want to... More

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Monticello, Arkansas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've visited several of Arkansas' state parks. This one is one of the best. It has camping, hiking, lake activities and you can even camp in a yurt.

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Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I visited this park with my wife and 6 year old over Memorial Day weekend. I was impressed with all the different things that were available! They have a really nice visitor center and gift shop, a nature cabin with all sorts of critters, lots of hiking trails, a swimming beach, and lots of great fishing spots! We went by... More

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Cypress, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Pretty view even with odd steam plant. Trails well maintained. Very friendly staff. Tent pads need maintaince to raise centers so rain drains out not to center. Bathrooms O.K. but no towels. NOISE - Once Friday/Saturday came whole different crowd. Very unruly kids (lots and some wore scout shirts) back and forth through campsite and took over fishing pier, yelling... More

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Cabot, Arkansas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This park is full of water activities for the whole family. You can boat, canoe, fish, swim, picnic and do just about anything that you would do at the beach. If you love the outdoors a wonderful place to visit.

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