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Address: Mountain Home, AR

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Take the Tour...

Call & sign up for the 2 hr tour. They take you by van and you get to visit the insides of the dam. You're given an excellent history and assorted interesting facts by the guide... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Call & sign up for the 2 hr tour. They take you by van and you get to visit the insides of the dam. You're given an excellent history and assorted interesting facts by the guide as you walk and see. Not strenuous, might be warm, cool inside. Great local attraction to take out of town visitors to but worth... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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258 reviews 258 reviews
40 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You can walk across the dam and get a beautiful view of Bull Shoals Lake on one side and the White River on the other.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Visited Mountain Home to research possible trout fishing along the White and Norfolk Rivers and to search for bald eagles in the area. Enjoyed visiting with the North Arkansas Fly Fishing members and seeing our first nesting female bald eagle at the Dam.

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Gassville, Arkansas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice place to stop and visit, offers a great view of Bull Shoals lake, the dam and the White River. Free to stop and look around.

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Evening Shade, Arkansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Due to the rainy weather we didn't get to do any outdoors exploring but did take time between the rain drops to take some pictures. We are looking forward to making another trip here when the weather is nicer.

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Lakeview, Arkansas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Hard to stop on the dam so we went to the museum at the dam site, and we were very delightfully surprised. Beautiful viewing areas of Bull Shoals Lake AND the White River. Great movie about the building of the dam, and excellent museum pieces. If you are close to the dam this is a must see.

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Louisville
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stopped at Gaston Visitor Center - worth stopping by. Free, gives a history of the dam and the area.

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Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This one big pile of concrete. Find out a lot of history of the area by taking the tour and going inside the dam. Surprised at the info behind the function of this massive structure. Didn't expect it but a highlight of our trip - and it didn't involve fishing!! LOL

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Columbia, Missouri
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260 reviews 260 reviews
148 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were unable to do the tour due to upcoming construction, so we just walked across the dam. The views overlooking the railings were great, especially on the river side. Beware of the large crows flying around, they leave droppings and feathers everywhere. If you go early in the morning you might be able to see fog over the White... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beautiful. Great fishing not far, and one of the few dams that I know of that you can tour still. Very interesting. Will be going again with the kids soon.

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