Falls Branch

Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Length: 2.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Lake Catherine State Park
States: Arkansas
Latitude: 34.43141   Longitude: -92.91338

Exit # 97 off I-30 at Malvern, then 12 miles north on Hwy. 171


Loop trail beginning near the campground and winds through the pine/hardwood forest of the park, crossing Little Canyon Creek several times. It eventually leads to a seasonal scenic waterfall on Falls Creek and works its way back to the trailhead. Guided hikes led by park naturalists in summer.

Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1978

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Information Contact:
Lake Catherine State Park
1200 Catherine Park Rd.
Hot Springs , AR 71913
(501) 844-4176



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Beautiful nature hike

This short hike is particularly good in the spring when the wildflowers are abundant, or any time the creek is flowing well. It is a good family hike, for kids old enough to handle some rocky footing.

November 29, 2017



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