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Dripping Springs Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colcord, Oklahoma that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.0 mi Elevation gain 131 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Cave

Forest

Lake

River

Views

Waterfall

Wild flowers

Rocky

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Getting There

Dripping Springs Trail features the 77 ft. tall falls, the parks main attraction. There is also a spring along this trail, a small fishing lake, bluffs, and it follows a creek. Part of the trail is paved, most of it has natural surfaces. Be aware that there is a $5 cash entry fee.

Park entry fee charged, for fee camping options from tent to RV. Picnic tables and grills can be found throughout Natural Falls State Park. Campsites including 44 RV sites and 27 tent sites are available along with a comfort station with showers. The Red Fern Reunion Center is available for group functions. Other amenities include four and 1/2 miles of hiking and nature trails, picnic shelter, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball court, catch and release fishing, playgrounds and a formal garden area.

Natural Falls state park Hwy 412 W West Siloam Springs, OK 74338 Phone: 918-422-5802 Fax: 918-422-0026

Arkansas and Oklahoma border, take hwy 59 west out of West Sialom Springs a couple miles to park signage, turn south to entry. From Tulsa, OK, take 412 East towards Siloam Springs. At end of turnpike take N4680 Road to the south (right). You will see park on the southeast corner at the stop sign.

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Rachel Butler
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Hiking

Easy short trail. The trails seem to run together. Beautiful scenery.

Tanna Hutton
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The falls are beautiful and very early into the trails. The other trails are somewhat poorly marked but everything is close enough together that it wasn't really and issue. Informative signs posted along the trails

Jessica Henderson
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Short easy hike to beautiful waterfalls. You can't play in the falls but you can splash a little down stream. All in all it was a fun 1st hike for our 6 month old boxer pups.

Justin Becker
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Hiking

Beautiful waterfall. Easy hike.

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DeAnn Marlett
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Rocky
Anna Paq
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HikingOver grown

Trail is poorly marked and challenging to navigate. We went in circles.

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Jessica Bassett
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Rocky

Gorgeous hike! Pretty rocky in some spots and would not recommend bringing small children or strollers! The map we were given of the trails was not helpful at all, so we just kind of wandered around. Pretty narrow walk ways through the paths, but overall, a very enjoyable afternoon outside!

Phillip Bassett
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Not a bad family friendly trail. There are skme spots that provided some obstacles, but not bad. Cons are that trails are not well marked and if you don't start off looking at the map it can be difficult to pinpoint location because it is very simple. Numbering the already in place nature signs and putting them on the map would help significantly.

Jessica Beauvais
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Beautiful area. Beautiful waterfall. Pretty hike once you get off the concrete. Wish they would have left it more natural.

Emily Guest
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Hiking

amazing!!! I want to rent a yurt next time!!!

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Mike Helmick
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Hiking

This trail should be labeled strenuous. We were off to a great hike at first. But, firstly there is limited signage. I was very thankful for this app to keep us on track, but we still had to back track a few times to figure it out. The strenuous part comes near the end. There’s a very beautiful bluff to walk under, but then you hit the uphill. I had my son on my back in a carrier, which didn’t help. The uphill became almost rock climbing. We were grabbing anything we could to pull up. I had to stop a few times to gage where to put my feet next and what to grab onto. If you’re not very good at hiking, I’d avoid this trail at all cost. We made it up safely, but it was definitely a workout.

Stephanie Underhill Ivey
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Hiking

Super crowded

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Katie Foley
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Hiking

Loved what we saw- you see the waterfall right off the bat. We got lucky and went yesterday when it was supposed to rain (but it didn’t) so there was hardly anyone out. We didn’t do the whole trail because we didnt want to cross the water. Will love to come back & do the whole trail (probably on a potentially rainy day again since other reviews mention how full it gets.)

Drew Cash
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HikingRocky

We went with a group of five. The trails were easily spotted and able to follow. We had two dogs and a young child with us, so the trails were easy for them to keep up with. Waterfall is beautiful. Very pretty trail.

milaa cano
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Hiking

In all honestly the waterfall is probably about the only really nice part. We did the ghost coon trail and it was alright. Definitely a lot of ppl. My 2 year old didn’t care to much for this place. It’s alright for a one time experience.

Joshua Hudson
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Hiking

Clean facility with nice falls, however it can get very crowded and there is pretty limited parking. The trails are all very simple and very kid friendly, so perfect for a family outing but not so much for adventurous seclusive hikers.

Michael Russell
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Hiking

It’s beautiful and as natural as they can keep it. If you love nature there’s plenty to see.

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Matthew Hayhurst
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HikingRocky
Kristie Ellison
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HikingRocky

Great place to explore alone or with the family! The parks rangers and office are absolutely amazing! We camped there for the first time and truly enjoyed the experience with our boys. Some areas can be a little difficult for kids, but over all kids young and old can walk the majority of the trails. I totally recommend this park!

Braxton Tempest
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HikingRocky

Very crowded, possibly due to COVID-19 lockdown and everyone wanting to get out. Trash present on trail and lot of people. Very pretty waterfall and elevations were moderate! Overlooks and lots of pine and greenery. Not for large groups, as trails can get narrow. Don’t bring a stroller or wagon. Great place for smaller families and couples for a nice, scenic walk. Not for hikers looking for long trails. Great place for a family trip.

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Kaelynn Lemke
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Hiking

The springs are beautiful! Be prepared to run into lots of people!

Serena Ryan
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Hiking

Beautiful!!

Kait S.
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Hiking

Easy trail and gorgeous waterfall. I wish the trails wouldn’t have overlapped. I thought they were all different at first, but as I started on this trial they seem to all collide at different parts. Overall if you love waterfalls like me, definitely make a quick stop to check this one out.

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Ben McBryde
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Hiking

Great views!!

David Petersen
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Hiking

Great trail starting off but no signage and trail didn’t match what is loaded here on this site..

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Rachael Powers
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HikingFee

We didn’t do the entire trail as part of it needs to cross a little water, nothing deep but it was a little chilly out and we didn’t want to walk around with cold wet feet. The waterfall was roaring though from all the rain. Very peaceful. Picked myself out a spot I’ll be going back to when I’m not with kids and it’s not a busy day to do some meditation. I also want to explore the trails a little more as well.

Janet Keller-Horn
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Hiking

such a beautiful park! the falls, the ferns, smells, rocks and fresh air!

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Karen Simone
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Hiking

Good family place to see a waterfall and scenic sites. Not too hard but can veer off to other trails which can be steep, slippery and need to be careful. My 9 and 7 year old were able to do it and loved it.

Elizabeth Ozbun
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Good trail for someone who wants to see a waterfall, but not walk a long way. This isn't really a hiking area, but a nice family park

Brittani Wells
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