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Great park and great place to stay for a few days

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way to N. Arkansas. The cabins were really nice and a great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lu W
Fort Worth, Texas
Beautiful Hike!!!

We loved the short two mile hike. It was beautiful and we enjoyed it much more than any other hike... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Waco, Texas
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Offers good hikes, but it can be humid.
1200 Catherine Park Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8716
+1 501-844-4176
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way to N. Arkansas. The cabins were really nice and a great value. We were pleasantly surprised at how great the hiking was a the park. There aren't a whole lot of trails, but each one is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved the short two mile hike. It was beautiful and we enjoyed it much more than any other hike in the area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hannahsukanykuhl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the most wonderful visit at Lake Catherine SP. I was fortunate to stay in Cabin 15. I loved sitting in the rocker on the screened in porch drinking coffee, watching the ducks and geese as the sun rose. The day before, I hiked...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank HRHORCH
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We love Lake Catherine State Park!! We visit it often, one of our favorite places to walk and hike!! Park is very well maintained and has great camping facilities! Beautiful views and great color in the fall. Spring with Dogwoods and other flowering plants make...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank billbR1864NX
Reviewed January 16, 2019

While staying in Hot Springs, we had fun on the hiking trails. The trails had the perfect level of exercise for the less than athletic adult. You get back to some very quiet areas. There are one or two scenic views to enjoy when you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mapsstu
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Hearing and reading all the wonderful things about this state park had us going in with great expectations. Before the end of our stay, the rv area was close to being filled. The tent area had good numbers as well. Why would all but one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 694keithk
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Highly recommended for anyone that is looking to get outdoors. Hiking trails are great and there are three courses to chose from.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Had a couple of days off so decided to take the 5 hour drive for home to Lake Catherine. Was a great trip. We tent camp in the primitive area, only 1 other tent in the area. Very relaxing and peaceful. We hiked to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Gayle M
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This State Park campground and facilities are nicer than most privateRV resorts and at half the price at least. Most of the sites have recently bee upgraded and are very well laid out, have FULL hook-ups and 50 AMP. The restroom / shower facilities are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Deanna K
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved the hiking. It was fairly easy hiking. Great fall colors! The trails were easily marked. The lake is very pretty. Saw a deer, grass snake and lizards.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank christinFrisco_TX
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March 16, 2019|
Response from PoohBear1004 | Reviewed this property |
There is a waterfall there accessible by hiking or canoe. When we were there it hadn’t rained for awhile so water level was a tad low and flow was a bit slow. It’s not a high fall... we canoed there and hiked up to the trail... More
Latisha S
December 19, 2018|
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Response from Gayle M | Reviewed this property |
They only have 6 sports for Primitive camping, they are very nice and it was 13.00 a night. You will not be disappointed.
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Eliderek | Reviewed this property |
I stayed there a few years ago. There is no heat. The stove is a Coleman cooking stove.