Falls Creek Falls

Falls Creek Falls, Lake Catherine State Park, Arkansas.  March 9, 2009.

Falls Creek Falls, Lake Catherine State Park, Arkansas. March 9, 2009.

On my birthday Betsy and I were able to do some hiking in beautiful 80° weather.  We got to western Arkansas fairly early in the day and went to St. Catherine State Park (near Hot Springs)  to check out a waterfall, Falls Creek Falls.

Falls Creek Falls is used to advertise Arkansas State Parks, so we were interested in seeing it.  Of course, there was also something of a personal connection as well.  Our ‘special’ place is Fall Creek Falls here in Tennessee, so we were eager to see what that extra ‘s’ would mean.  Actually, I guess we’re just gluttons for punishment, having to keep Fall Creek Falls separate from Falls Creek Falls!

We had a nice hike of just under a mile from the parking area to the falls.  Much of the trail followed the shore line of Lake Catherine,  which made for a nice hike.  Once we got to the falls we were able to enjoy the falls and the setting.

You can enlarge the collage above to get a better view of our visit to Falls Creek Falls.

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21 Responses to “Falls Creek Falls”

  1. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: What neat photos, I’m sure you had a great time.

  2. Tina Says:

    Very nice collage George! Great picture of Betsy..so glad you had some nice weather b/f the ice to take some great pics!

  3. Susie Says:

    That’s a neat collage George! I’m glad you were able to get out even with the funky weather around.

  4. Suzanne Says:

    Great collage George.
    You have me confused…..falls creek falls….fall creekS falls….creek fall falls….falling creeks…..

  5. NCmountainwoman Says:

    Glad you had good weather on your birthday. Nice collage.

  6. Connie Says:

    I like the pictures. I would like to go see these falls.

  7. Rambling Woods Says:

    Oh George..I am late wishing you a Happy Birthday..I am sorry I missed it. I have been so fuzzy headed from a sinus infection…

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Beautiful scenes.

  9. Jen Says:

    Welcome home-glad you had a good adventure.

  10. ewok1993 Says:

    looks like you had a productive and fruitful waterfall hunt. cant wait for more posts on this.

  11. Rose Says:

    Beautiful place to visit….

  12. Patty Says:

    I have been to those falls and they really are pretty

  13. david mcmahon Says:

    We’ve got a Falls Creek here too, George!

  14. Tarolino, Finland Says:

    Oh my what wonderful views. Waterfalls, glorious and amazing. Love them George. And what a steep hill rising up just by the side of the rocks you are stood on. But the photo of Betsy is perhaps the loveliest. What a warm and friendly smile she’s got.

  15. Shelley Says:

    Looks like you had a nice birthday George! Beautiful photos!

  16. Mildred Says:

    That visit was a wonderful way to spend your birthday – beautiful!

  17. LEEDRA Says:

    Love the collage. I hope you can keep your falls straight.

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  18. Josephine Says:

    It look s like you had a wonderful birthday George !
    You couldn’t have asked for anything better….a beautiful lady by your side, and breathtaking scenery to savor…

  19. marites1034 Says:

    beautiful waterfalls and Betsy looks beautiful too. I sure miss hiking amongst nature.

  20. Carrizo Says:

    That is nice place, that Falls Creek Falls, Lake Catherine State Park.

  21. SacredRuminations Says:

    What a wonderful way to spend your birthday! I’m glad the weather cooperated. Nifty collage of beautiful photos ;–)
    Hugs and blessings,

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