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Bull Shoals Dam

153 Dam Overlook Ln, Bull Shoals, AR 72619
+1 870-445-3629
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Visit to the dam.

Interesting dam, with a very informative visitor center. Must go to the very top for the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Opening the gates!

The dam is a worthwhile site. It opens Bull Shoals lake into the White River. The dam releases... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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153 Dam Overlook Ln, Bull Shoals, AR 72619
+1 870-445-3629
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Interesting dam, with a very informative visitor center. Must go to the very top for the breathtaking view of the dam. Walking trail's around the area for bird watching.

Thank Ksrennie
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The dam is a worthwhile site. It opens Bull Shoals lake into the White River. The dam releases water to control flooding. What an experience to hear the horn blow. The gates begin to open and to hear the rush of the water going through...More

Thank retiredtravelers1965
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you are in the area we recommend that you take an couple of hours and visit the Bull Shoals Dam and surrounding sites.

Thank LGSchn
Reviewed 26 August 2016

When we first moved here in 1991 we are totally amazed by the area and have loved it ever since! We take every visitor now to the Gaston Overview area! We love the beauty of the area and the lake etc.!!

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Recently went to Bull Shoals welcome center. The history and panoramic views of this area are incredible. History of the White River was eye opening. Must see!!!

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We took our granddaughters to the dam. I wanted to show them highlights of places I would visit when I grew up in the area. I'm pretty sure they enjoyed it. I certainly did! Brought back a lot of memories.

Thank judyk642
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice view if the dam, lake and river. Nature center. Habitat recreations of the area and fish in aquariums. Nice gift shop. he building itself is a Wonder. Cooled and heated with geothermal architecture was a nice surprise.

Thank James J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

for a history of how the damn was built when..why..and a museum of things from the area, and what made this part of the Ozarks a must place to see..it overlooks the scenic White River valley from below and the beautiful Bull Shoals lake..its worth...More

Thank stone113
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Check out the dam from the great museum display. We learned a lot about the area while there. Easy to get to and ample parking. And it's free!

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful place to visit. Nice visitors center would recommend top friends and family. Nice views good information

Thank Wendy C
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