Lake Catherine Lake Getaways

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Lake Catherine is just east of Hot Springs, the hometown of President Bill Clinton, which is known statewide for its wonderful hot springs and accompanying bath houses. When The Natural State is the place for your next vacation, don't overlook beautiful Lake Catherine and nearby Lake Catherine State Park.

Located between Malvern and Hot Springs, Lake Catherine State Park park is nestled in the Ouachita Mountains on the shore of 1,940-acre Lake Catherine. Shades of the past are seen in wood and stone facilities constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps that today combine rustic warmth and modern conveniences.

The park offers rental boats year-round, a marina offering bait and fuel (summer only), a launch ramp, standard pavilion, picnic sites, playgrounds, laundry and trails. Gifts, groceries, snacks and ice are available at the visitor center (year-round) that overlooks the swimming area and nature center (summer). Lake Catherine State Park offers numerous outdoor activities. Visitors can camp, picnic, hike, swim, boat, and fish. Interpreters provide guided hikes, boat tours, programs and workshops during summer or by advance request year-round.