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Lake Catherine State Park

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Address: Hot Springs, AR
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Offers good hikes, but it can be humid.

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Scenic Falls Hike

It was a warm spring day in the 80's and we went for the full loop hike that takes you to the falls. Very pretty and would do it again. Wear good hiking shoes for the hike, it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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171 reviews 171 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was a warm spring day in the 80's and we went for the full loop hike that takes you to the falls. Very pretty and would do it again. Wear good hiking shoes for the hike, it can be a little rugged in areas.

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Russellville, Arkansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, wooded area is great to go for a walk, walking paths provided, nice overview of the lake. First time we had been out there, did not realize it existed. Great place to take the kids and a great place to get some nice pictures.

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Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a gorgeous campground near Hot Springs. It contains hiking trails that have waterfalls. The rainy weather did not permit us to hike while visiting. There are tons of trees in this area that make this park very pretty!

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Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Growing up in Arkansas, I only went to Lake Quachita, Hamiliton and Greers Ferry. I was so impressed with the facilities at Lake Catherine State Park. If camping is on your agenda, this place is a great destination.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Me and my family went here last March it was very peaceful. The only complaint we had was that a party was going on next door until 1am and they were extra loud. Plus one of the guest stayed up late practicing violin and the yurt are not very far apart. But view is nice and bathrooms are clean.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

And even a waterfall that you can hike to. This is a good hiking area and if you don't have time you can just hang out at the lake side. Bathrooms are clean, picnic tables and BBQs .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to hike. There are different options whether you like a quick easy hike to the waterfall or more of a challenge. Especially nice to go in the fall or a sunny day!

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Warrenville, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We didn't have much time and did the Falls Branch Trail. There are three main trails in this area Dam Mountain Trail-White Blaze-4.5 miles, Falls Branch Trail-Red Blaze-2.0 miles, Horseshoe Mountain Trail-Yellow Blaze-3.5 miles. You could do one...all...or some combination of the trails - but look at the map before you go. The trail was well cut - some mild... More 

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Lexington, Oklahoma
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We stayed in one of the duplex cabins on Christmas break this year. The cabins were very clean and nice, had excellent views of the lake. We loved that each cabin has its own boat dock! Hiked a few if the trails up to a waterfall. We loved it! We will be back!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Loved the serenity and peacefulness. Lush, green surroundings. A wonderful place to pull up a lawn chair and do some fishing.

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