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James A. Gaston Visitor Center

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jrf0801 wrote a review Sep 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri111 contributions22 helpful votes
Once you cross the dam, the Visitor Center is at the top of the hill; great place to pick up any brochures of points of interests
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Sherpa685103 wrote a review Mar 2020
16 contributions11 helpful votes
Have been here several times (with children and grandkids as well as friends). I see and learn something new on every visit. It’s not just a visitor center, it’s a museum and a resource and a relaxing and scenic overlook. And there is NO Charge! Just one of the reasons they call Arkansas the NATURAL state.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Tracy2083, Desk Clerk at James A. Gaston Visitor Center
Responded Mar 5, 2020
Thank you for visiting beautiful Bull Shoals White River State Park & Jim A. Gaston Visitor Center and for your positive feedback.
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Peter P wrote a review Feb 2020
Bull Shoals, Arkansas116 contributions32 helpful votes
This center ticks all the boxes, Location, Local Advice, Clean Restrooms...Its got it all!! It also has a nearby walking trail if you want to stretch your legs and a nice butterfly garden.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Tracy2083, Desk Clerk at James A. Gaston Visitor Center
Responded Mar 5, 2020
Thank you for visiting beautiful Bull Shoals White River State Park & Jim A. Gaston Visitor Center and for your positive feedback.
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576donnaw wrote a review Dec 2019
Coppell, Texas27 contributions6 helpful votes
I haven't been to Bull Shoals in several years; and remember when the location of the current Visitor Center was just an overlook with bathrooms. The Center is beautiful and very impressive! It offers many interesting exhibits and an educational movie about the area; that runs every 30 minutes. The view of Bull Shoals dam and White river from The Center is stunning! Seven flood gates were open to release high water levels during my visit; a rare sight to experience. Linda and Tracy at the front desk are very friendly and knowledgeable of the area; displaying excellent customer service towards all guests. Definitely drop in to the James A. Gaston Visitor Center; a must see!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Tracy2083, Front Desk Clerk at James A. Gaston Visitor Center
Responded Jan 20, 2020
Thank you for visiting beautiful Bull Shoals White River State Park & Jim A. Gaston Visitor Center and for your positive feedback.
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Cynthia K wrote a review Aug 2019
Westville, Indiana2,526 contributions484 helpful votes
This is an excellent visitor center for Bull Shoals State Park! It's fairly new & the building & the landscaping are great. Nice restrooms & a gift shop. The exhibits are fabulous! We spent a lot of time Looking at them. There's also a film. The Heritage & Habitat Trail is close to the building. It's a .5 mile paved loop trail. Nice for wheelchairs & families with small children. I recommend visiting here first.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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