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Address: Mountain Home, AR

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Boating

Love this place! So much water, so little boats! Much better than anything we can get back in our area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Sioux City, Iowa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Love this place! So much water, so little boats! Much better than anything we can get back in our area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I live in the area of Bull Shoals Dam and always take out-of-town guests to the dam and Gaston Visitor Center. The 20 minute movie gives an excellent presentation of how the dam came to be. The best is the center is free to attend!

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Vinita, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Clean and modern facility that would be a nice stop for a family. The views of the lake and the river are very nice.

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Cedar Crest
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There is great fly fishing on the White River below the Bull Shoals dam! Get smart and hire a local guide who knows the river. You'll enjoy excellent Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout fishing in a beautiful setting!

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The dam itself is very impressive and has easy access. The visitor centre is just great and has a good film show. It also a god place for kids to visit as it quite educational.

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Yellville, Arkansas
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Been here most all of my life (so far) and have been in the dam numerous times. If you have seen the enter workings of a dam the tour might be a little boring. If you have not had that opportunity, a stop is well worth the time. BIG trout just where the generators discharge water. BUT, they won't let... More 

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Oakland, Arkansas
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Gaston Visitors Center is a beautiful facility. Great film about the development of the dam and the area. Nice gift shop and there is an area outside with picnic tables if you wanted to have a picnic lunch. The tour of the dam is done in the summer months and is very informational. Explains how the river is controlled... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Nice visitor center. History of the building of the dam & wildlife. The view was beautiful and the and landscaping was in full bloom.

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Gassville, Arkansas
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is the place we always take our 1st time visitors to experience. The Gaston Visitor Center (which is fairly new) is very, very nice. No admission fee, an excellent short film about how the area and dams developed, and some large aquariums holding fish that are found in the local lakes and rivers, and a nice gift shop. The... More 

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Beautiful area to just get away from everything and contemplate life, loves, etc. The corps of engineers maintains the green spaces well and no crowds!

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Address: Address: Mountain Home, AR
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain Home

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