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Bull Shoals Dam

Very nice views from the overlooks. Great photo opportunity. Good for a quick stop and pictures... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Clear Blue smooth water, no crowds.

The views from the lookout are wonderful, this is a beautiful lake, so clear it has blue huges at... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Not the Hoover by a long shot but pretty nice for a small town. On one side of the dam is a river, White River, and the other side is Bull Shoals Lake.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ginny524
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very nice views from the overlooks. Great photo opportunity. Good for a quick stop and pictures, not much else.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArkansasSheila
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The views from the lookout are wonderful, this is a beautiful lake, so clear it has blue huges at different depths. Make sure you look at the White River on the south side!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank terric9292016
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time fishing on the river. The generators were sporadic during our stay. You had to be careful while wading, I did manage to catch 3 fish on my own. But I recommend a guide as we weren’t familiar with Trout fishing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We enjoyed the view from the Jim Gaston Visitor Center and from the parking lot above the dam. This perspective provides a great photo op of the dam itself, the lake and the river below.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed June 16, 2018

beautiful scenery the museum is very interesting be sure to take pictures from the overlook i recommend this as a family oriented place !!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Glen C
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Came up to see the zebra muscles and found them diving down to 53'. Water was cold and 15' visibility.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jstinger
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

The Visitor Centre is very interesting, there is a small gift shop as well as a lot of historical detail regarding the dam and previous inhabitants. The views are spectacular from all vantage points and thoroughly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LloegerBird
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Dam is beautiful on both river and lake side. Vistor center view is exceptional. Tour of inside of dam no longer available to the public is unreal.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BigGuy54
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The Bull Shoals Dam is certainly a sight to see. On one side you have Bull Shoals Lake and the other the White River. The view is spectacular on a sunny summer day. I would recommend this for anyone to see.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kimberly S
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