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Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs

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Lake Catherine State Park is a 2,180-acre (880 ha) public recreation area located on the south shore of Lake Catherine, eight miles (13 km) southeast of Hot Springs, Arkansas. The park was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Three stone-and-wood cabins, a former concessions building, and a bridge constructed in the Corps' rustic architecture style are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Went for the day, great hike well marked. Staff very friendly and helpful. Picnicked by the lake. Not crowded 
    Went for the day, great hike well marked. Staff very friendly and helpful. Picnicked by the lake. Not crowded  more »
  • Went to Lake Catherine State Park for a hike and simply to explore. My wife and I hiked one of the trails. We found it challenging but forgivingly short. I found myself wishing I was camping at one... 
    Went to Lake Catherine State Park for a hike and simply to explore. My wife and I hiked one of the trails. We found it challenging but forgivingly short. I found myself wishing I was camping at one...  more »
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  • We have been coming here for 24 years. We don't go to any other parks. All the park staff are great. No complaints. Boating, fishing and camping is awesome. Full hookups. I like all the wild life. Meet great people
  • Cannot say enough about this place. I grew up coming here and recently got to hike one of the trails again. The waterfall is just gorgeous and camping here is always a blast. This place will always be special to me and I believe anybody who comes here will find it memorable. Nice facilities, lots of wildlife and peaceful nature.

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