Natural Falls State Park – Joplin’s Local Family Fun



Friends of ours took a trip and posted these pictures on Facebook.  I had to know where they went!

They had taken a fun day trip to Natural Falls State Park located in Oklahoma. I quickly went online and looked all the information up. This spot is going to be perfect for a family trip, with a picnic included.

Natural Falls State Park is roughly a 2 hour drive from Joplin. It is near


The Oklahoma/Arkansas border in the Ozark Highlands. Here you will find a 77-foot waterfall, and an observation deck. You may find the surroundings familiar as the movie “Where the Red Fern Grows” was filmed at the park.

On-site Activities include: Biking, Disc Golf, Fishing, Hiking, Volleyball, Watchable Wildlife.

Entrance fee is $5 per vehicle, and Oklahoma seniors and honorably discharged Oklahoma veterans get in free with documentation. There are other prices for tent sites, RV sites, and Premium sites.

For more information follow this link: Natural Falls State Park

For more family day trips like this keep checking back here, as well as Facebook!
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