De Soto State Park

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Trails:De Soto State Park has approximately 15 miles of hiking trails, with 5 miles of mountain biking trails. Terrain on all trails varies from easy to strenuous. "Easy' biking can be found on the Family Loop, located just off the Lost Falls trailhead;while still rugged terrain, it is mostly flat. Bikes are also allowed on the cabin road. Helmets are required for children 16 & under.

Trail maps and hiking information can be found at the Lodge, Country Store, & Nature Center.

The Azalea Cascade Boardwalk Trail

Laurel Falls

Indian Falls

Lodge Falls

Lost Falls

Laurel Creek


DeSoto State Park offers 78 improved sites located in a beautiful setting.

Primitive Camping:

DeSoto State Park's Wilderness Area is comprised of 20 individual campsites (8 people and two tents per site) and two group campsites (up to 30 people per site). Each individual campsite has a fire pit and enough room for two tents (tents must be within 20 feet of the fire pit). Two pit toilets and a central water faucet are located in the wilderness area. Campers are allowed access to the Improved Campground to use comfort stations.
Trail length: 15 miles
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    Reviews of De Soto State Park

    Reviewed by rtouhy on October 8, 2012

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    Nice trail system. Hiked a number of the trails and biked the rest. Lots of great scenery and not too crowded.
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    Reviewed by Melissa Peacock on March 18, 2012

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    I was able to hike 4 of the trails inside DeSoto State Park on this beautiful Saturday. Not many people were out so Reese and I had a great time posing for the camera. We did head up to the lodge to eat lunch but they closed the restaurant at 2PM until the Dinner crown at 5PM
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