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Completed in 1958, this dam has a maximum height of 252 feet above the Table Rock River bed, extending 6,423 feet in length.
Branson, MO
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can see the dam from several angles. There is also a museum you can go through to learn more about the history of the area. Neat to see!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ColoradoTravelsWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learn about the Branson area, lakes, see them maped out and enjoy the view, Educational place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coffeyville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice open views and a pleasant way to explore the area surrounding Branson, but if they start charging to go over it, I would definitely go another route. At least it's free for now, but compared to Hoover Dam near Vegas, it's pretty ho-hum.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to see the flood gates open and water freely flowing out of the lake. What a view. So much power being generated. You can sit in your car and watch it all happen.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not that far of a drive from Branson, Mo. It is very nice to see. I sat and watched it for at least 20 minutes. Calming also.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dross1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove over the bridge and seen the Damn and the kids loved it also went to the fish hatchery and fed the fish lots of fun

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Worth the visit. Short video that gives complete history of the Great Table Rock Dam. Lots of photo opps

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Very interesting review of the history of the area, How the dam was built and why. Also the benifit of the dam for the area.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DaleGeorgia
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Family had several extra minutes between another timeshare talk and lunch, so we drove an extra few miles to drive across this dam to the other side and the site of the showboat. Turned around and drove across it again back to our destination. Cool.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank kgray_hoosier_hayday
Reviewed April 5, 2019

We were here when the spillway was open and that was pretty cool...literally. Some day I'd like to see if there are tours inside, for the machinery and stuff.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kimberly M
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Gary G
August 23, 2016|
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Response from HiggySt_Louis | Reviewed this property |
Yes anyway downstream of the dam. Artificial bait only. Right where the hatchery exits into Taneycomo is very popular.
April 1, 2016|
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Response from HiggySt_Louis | Reviewed this property |
Can't park on dam but I have walked across to take pictures