Description - Ever wonder "Where the Red Fern Grows"? See for yourself why this beautiful natural wonder was chosen as the setting for the delightful movie. Natural Falls State Park is perfect for a day, a weekend, or a week.
Located in northeast Oklahoma in the scenic Ozark Highlands region, Natural Falls State Park features a 77-foot waterfall cascading through rock formations, and creating a hidden, serene atmosphere at the bottom of a narrow V-shaped valley. An observation platform with a nearby picnic pavilion overlooks the falls. Picnic tables and grills can be found throughout the park, and campsites, RV sites, tent sites and a comfort station with showers is on site. Other amenities offer a nature trail, shelter, volleyball, horseshoes and basketball court, and pets allowed on leash only. Admission fee.
- Features/Facilities: Credit Cards Accepted • Pets Allowed • Senior Discount • 120 Park Acres • 77 Ft Waterfall • Small Grotto formed by Falls • Observation Platform • Entrance Fee • Playground • Red Fern Reunion Center for Group Functions & Reunions
Tour Group Services: Tour Bus Parking
Highway Corridor: US-412
Group Contact: Sue Botts or Lessley Pulliam
Recreation - 74 Campsites , Nature Trail • Catch-N-Release Fishing
Climate - This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.
6 miles W of West Siloam Springs on Hwy 412.