There are four hiking-only trails in Natural Falls State Park, and one multi-use trail. The most popular trail is handicap accessible, making the park wonderful to visit with the whole family. You may want to spend a night or two in the park to really explore the area. Natural Falls State Park cabins are the perfect place to spend a few days.
This easy, half-mile loop takes hikers to a viewing platform above the falls and down 88 steps to the base of the falls. The first part of the hike, which is handicap accessible, is a wide, paved path. The hike should take around 30 minutes to complete.
This half-mile, one-way trail from the camping area to the start of the Dripping Springs Trail is steep and not recommended if you have mobility issues. The moderately difficult trail can take up to an hour to complete.
This trail, which passes through an area known for its fox dens, has a few steep sections as it climbs from the camping area to a rock overhang and cavern. The moderately difficult trail is just over 1.5 miles long.
Natural Falls State Park is ideal for active families. There are several playgrounds and hiking trails, along with biking and fishing opportunities. If you may want to spend a few days in the area, consider staying at one of the hotels by Natural Falls State Park.
Take the family out for a day of fun catch-and-release fishing. There are plenty of fish, and the kids will have a blast learning about the art of fishing.
This paved, multi-use trail is perfect for kids learning to ride their bikes. The trail is wide and relatively flat. A short spur from the trail ends in a viewing platform providing views of the falls.
The park has several playgrounds where you can let the kids roam while you relax and enjoy a BBQ. The playgrounds are well designed and provide plenty of adventures for kids.
There are a few safe swimming areas in the river beneath the falls. In the summer months, you'll find plenty of places to cool off after a long hike on one of the park's trails.