Wichita Falls, Texas: Artificial Wichita Falls

A 19th century flood washed away the original falls; this sturdier version, with several drops adding up to 54 ft., was created in 1989. Visible from southbound I-44 or park walking trail.

Lucy Park

I-44, Wichita Falls, TX
Southbound I-44 exit 1A, just past Holiday Inn hotel, above the river on the right.
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Artificial Wichita Falls

The falls were closed when we tried to visit June 2017! It said they were closed for repair; however, it looked like it would be closed for a while.

[Angela S, 06/12/2017]

Wichita Falls.

Artificial Wichita Falls

This is a beautiful area nestled along a seemingly ugly road. It is more than mildly interesting! Very tranquil. You can walk around and feel like you are in some secluded woods.

[Kelly and Drew, 04/22/2015]


Hand-made Waterfalls

54 ft. waterfalls alongside interstate 44 -- tourists always asked where the waterfalls are located. The name, Wichita Falls, suggested there must be waterfalls, so collections were taken, and it was built on a hill beside the Wichita River. Also, there are statues of the Wichita Indians going into the river.

[linda reis, 02/29/2004]

July 2014: Photo added.

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