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Lake Catherine State Park

Hot Springs, AR
+1 501-844-4176
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Great camping

We camped for a few nights with a fifth wheel trailer with an advance reservation. This place has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura K
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Vacaville, California
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Stunning...a must see

We hiked the trails to see the falls and they did not disappoint. This was a fun family trip and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jason H
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Offers good hikes, but it can be humid.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“power plant” (21 reviews)
“falls trail” (5 reviews)
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Hot Springs, AR
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"beautiful hike"
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"full hookups"
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"great hiking"
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"swimming beach"
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"ducks and geese"
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"mile hike"
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"view of the lake"
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"beautiful area"
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"hot springs area"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We camped for a few nights with a fifth wheel trailer with an advance reservation. This place has some partial and full hookup sites for RV’s that are right on the water, with docks for your boat. The restrooms, with showers, were clean and nicely...More

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked the trails to see the falls and they did not disappoint. This was a fun family trip and we will be back. We failed to rent a kayak and get out on the lake but at least we have a reason to go...More

Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive through the campground and park at the waterfall parking lot. If you're in a hurry, take the left hand turn at the "T" Intersection about 100 yards up the trail. This will get you to the waterfall quickly. Beautiful hike and a very pretty...More

2  Thank ianschneller
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this state park. We only went for the day, but I saw many families camping. The park is big and beautiful. It is clean and best of all, we didn’t pay a day fee. We decided to do a...More

2  Thank GlobetrotterBella
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is just beautiful. Full hookups, paved campsites that are very generous with space. Fire ring, grill and picnic table at each site. We were here the week before Easter and Easter weekend. All kinds of programs daily.

1  Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would be a great park except for the factory/power plant on the far side of the lake. Nice hike to the falls.

Thank Dustin S
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I planned to stay at LCSP two nights, but ended up leaving after one. The staff and camp hosts were nice, the bathrooms clean and it was a pleasant campground. However, the unceasing noise from the power plant across the small lake was a loud,...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in one of the cabins over the water. It was what I expected, my version of roughing it... It accommodated what we needed, clean enough to have a place to bathe and sleep. We were looking to spend our time...More

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I was so excited to find a Yurt to sleep in on our cross country road trip! It had plenty of room for our group on 8! The kids had a blast. Plenty of room & clean.

Thank HillisOhana
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

yes i highly recommed to visitloved the waterfalls but very cold waters will be going back again love the atsomphere

Thank John B
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Rebecca M
21 April 2018|
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Response from HotCanary | Reviewed this property |
Close. It's a small campground and you're not far from anything. Keep in mind some of the primitive sites are not level and that you might be very close to your neighbors.
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Ron G
6 February 2018|
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Response from Jules1013 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in space #26, and it was a little uneven towards the back of the site. We noticed, however, that there were sites around us in camp area "B" who were more level than us. Not much of an issue for me since I own a... More
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Melinda Y
21 January 2018|
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Response from Maggie D | Reviewed this property |
Most state parks do not have WiFi connection, only private parks. However, there is cell service, which is not bad. You just have to use your own data plan. I am not sure about the state of Arkansas but many of the... More
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