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My husband and I have been here twice now and we love it every time! A great place to swim and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
novajade
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Kansas City, Kansas
Bring a swimsuit!

The falls are beautiful and the kids loved hiking to the top. We didn’t bring our suits, but wish... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Deshea44
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Pocahontas, Arkansas
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“on the rocks”(8 reviews)
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A shut-in more similar to a waterfall with a pool at the bottom.
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Shannon County, Eminence, MO
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All reviews picnic tables swimming hole on the rocks off the beaten path water shoes great place to swim picnic spot limited parking fun climbing parking lot is short distance nice swimming beautiful place out of the way take pictures worth the effort big spring
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

My husband and I have been here twice now and we love it every time! A great place to swim and explore!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank novajade
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The falls are beautiful and the kids loved hiking to the top. We didn’t bring our suits, but wish we had. The swimming hole was very inviting!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deshea44
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Rocky falls shut-in is a small waterfalls on the rocks to explore. Our family with young kids had fun climbing up the rocks where the falls originate and taking shower in the waters there. The water from rocks will fall into little pond for people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 636ramesht
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I had heard about this place on the Internet so when I decided to pack my bags and leave Texas behind for a week and return to Eminence for the first time since 2005 after going to the trail ride for over 20 years this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rhdorrell
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Traveling to this location you begin to wonder if you got the wrong directions. But when you park and walk a very short distance to the falls, you will be amazed. It is beautiful! Worth the drive. Plan to go back often.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SkeeterBurney
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

For late July there was a decent waterfall. We were kindof glad it wasn’t covered in water as the dry rock was much easier to climb. We also enjoyed going during the week as there were only a few other families there so it wasn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cityfoal
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We enjoyed the Falls and wading in the water. It is a beautiful area to picnic as well. We will take our family back.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank GetOutAdventure
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Ok if you catch this picnic spot after a heavy summer thunder shower, you’ll be in luck for a fantastic waterfall photo! Otherwise it is a rocky slope with a trickle of water running down it into a little pond area below. Not a bad...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Brent A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice secluded place to go to have a picnic and swim. The history behind it is interesting to read about.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rah316
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is a convenient and beautiful little spot to swim! My kids have a blast climbing on the rocks and playing in the waterfalls. There are nice shallow spots for smaller kids, or to just sit around. The parking lot is close to the water,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank formykids135
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Glenda A
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Brent A | Reviewed this property |
More like a gravel bar at the waters edge. No sand but clear creek water and some shady picnic tables with charcoal grills available nearby.
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marykathryn2
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Breaktrack1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they prefer you keep them on a leash.
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