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Address: Mountain Home, AR

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Gassville, Arkansas
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Gassville, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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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14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Have been to the visitors center many times with out of town guests and all of them have been impressed with the local history that is recorded in film and exhibits in the building. The view of the dam, Bull Shoals Lake and the White river are spectacular.

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Ponca, Arkansas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The visitor center is beautiful and a must see. Many interesting displays and good info on Bull Shoals area. Free and a good stop for the Family.

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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269 reviews 269 reviews
40 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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