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Lake Catherine State Park

1200 Catherine Park Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8716
+1 501-844-4176
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very pretty

We came to this park so we could take a canoe out on the lake. Unfortunately there were too many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SonjaWoods
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Aledo, Texas
Spent the night in a cabin

Lake Catherine is very pretty. The beach is a little small and can get crowded. We stayed in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
planomom8801
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Offers good hikes, but it can be humid.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“power plant” (24 reviews)
“falls trail” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
1200 Catherine Park Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8716
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+1 501-844-4176
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"power plant"
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"falls trail"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 4 reviews
"full hookups"
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"great hiking"
in 10 reviews
"petit jean"
in 4 reviews
"swimming beach"
in 5 reviews
"ducks and geese"
in 6 reviews
"mile hike"
in 8 reviews
"easy hike"
in 5 reviews
"view of the lake"
in 4 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 7 reviews
"visitor center"
in 8 reviews
"bath house"
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"camping"
in 53 reviews
"campground"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this park so we could take a canoe out on the lake. Unfortunately there were too many motor boats for us to go out too far. I would have really like to leave the cove, but it was still a relaxing canoe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Catherine is very pretty. The beach is a little small and can get crowded. We stayed in a cabin. We had a beautiful view from the back porch. The cabin was very spacious and very clean. But it needs some updating. The couch was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself, our dog and two friends tent camped for the weekend. We were lucky enough to have a site on the water. It's a nice park we hiked, rented a canoe and did some swimming. Very peaceful and nice campground. We will be...More

2  Thank proudmomma7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I do not camp, but we heard all about the Lake Catherine waterfall, so we headed out from our hotel. The drive is beautiful, as is the lake. The people at the Visitor's Center are really sweet and gave us a map to...More

Thank Mrs O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read that it was an easy hike. We took my elderly, 80 year old parents and some great aunts as well as high schoolers. We chose the two mile hike. Not sure if recent rains had affected the trail or not, but this was...More

3  Thank JeriLG
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Went canoeing here May 10, 2018. Arrived late afternoon and the friendly staff rented the canoes for half price since we only had two hours left to paddle. The lake has very clear water, nice homes on one side. Road around the state park and...More

Thank imacroy
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We camped in the primitive camp site at the end of April 2018. Bathrooms are super close and clean. Showers are a little walk or quick drive away. There is a pavilion with water and electricity, playground, picnic tables, plenty of trash cans and plenty...More

2  Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We stayed for 4 nights and really enjoyed the close proximity to Hot Springs. This park is a nice and clean with fairly large back-in asphalt space for our travel trailer. Site 69 is next to the sewer processing system hidden behind a wooden fence...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 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 19 April 2018 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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Daisy H
27 May 2018|
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Response from Mrs O | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places!
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lynnlooney
26 May 2018|
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Response from kennajack | Reviewed this property |
We have a rv satellite and had no problem getting reception. However, on there website, somewhere, I found where it gives the specific site numbers where your satellite will work. We were lucky enough to get one of those... More
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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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