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Address: 3778 State Highway 165, 36. 60778, -93. 31, Branson, MO 65616
Phone Number: 417-335-8383
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Very nice

This is a very nice clean beach. Try to get there early because they stop letting people in so the beach will not get too crowded. It's like being on a sandy beach in Florida.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We all enjoyed the beach but it was very hot and not a lot of shade. They had a shelter but told us we could not use it because it was reserved for a group. They need to get some kind of shade for the people who cannot take the sun for extended periods of time

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Springfield, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Always over-crowded and no pets allowed. Seems a bit ridiculous considering they are allowed on the lake just a few hundred feet away. Just another way for Army Corps of Engineers to get more money from tourists.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We took my niece, nephew, best friend, and father here for a family vacation. This was one of our favorite places on the trip. There's lots to do...tubing, boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, etc. It truly is a water baby's paradise.

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our family LOVES Moonshine Beach! We visit there for a fun-filled day in the sun every single year, but not this year. Thanks to lots of rain this year, water levels were too high and when we went to the entrance of the beach, we were disappointed to see it was closed. No fault to the beach, of course, but... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was an inexpensive thing to do while in Branson, it costs $4 a car to enter. The beach area is plenty big enough, outdoor showers, indoor bathrooms/changing areas, playground and tables to eat on. Overall great experience. Be sure to bring soap, there wasn't any in the restrooms. Walk out on the "island" while there.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited this beach on July 03. The price is $4/carload for the day, and the receipt is good at any of the Corp of Army Engineers beaches. The beach in a wee bit rocky, according to the younger family members, but the water was clear and warm, and no sharks in Missouri!! We intend to return to this beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice clean beach. Try to get there early because they stop letting people in so the beach will not get too crowded. It's like being on a sandy beach in Florida.

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Conway, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

good place to go cool down with out driving miles to a beach , very busy but not to crowed to find your own spot

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

5 bucks will get you in to enjoy a leisrely day at a local lake. This is definiely a family spot. Come early to get a picnicvtable on the grassy area.Lots of people bring their own pop ups for shade. The beach has rocks/gravel so water shoes are a smart choice. No life guard. Bring a float to telax and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a really nice beach. The water is very clear. It is clean and well kept. Just wear swim shoes if you don't walk well without them as there are tiny bits of shells and rocks in the sand that hurt sensitive feet. I had to steal my husband's sandals to walk down to the water. It was very... More 

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