Cataract Falls

Natural Areas: Cataract Falls

Upper Falls at Cataract Falls

Upper Falls at Cataract Falls. Click to enlarge

Cataract Falls is really two falls, about a mile apart. They are the largest in the state by flow volume. The upper falls, adjacent to the parking area, cascades 45 feet, while the lower falls, connected to the upper via road and a short, informal trail, drops 30 feet.


Owen County. From US 231 X IN 42, south 4.4 miles on US 231 to Cataract Rd, then right 3.3 miles to the entrance on the right.

GPS: N 39 25.984 W 86 48.875


Pit toilets

Finder Sketch

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Nearby Natural Areas (miles)

McCormick's Creek State Park(16.7)