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Bull Shoals Dam

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Address: Mountain Home, AR
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must stop and see place

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 a visit to stop into the visitor center..

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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!

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Mound City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank Wendy C
Flippin, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Bull Shoals Dam offers an interesting background on how the dam was built and a 30 minute film to show the construction and impact it has made on the Mountain Home and Bull Shoals area. It's a must see, especially for fisherman!

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Alligator, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

At the Gaston Center we were treated to a short video of the construction of the Bull Shoals dam and the taming of the White River. The Center has some great educational artifacts as well as live fish native to the area. The guides were super nice and knowledgeable.

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Thank Suzy F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. My three boys love it here. Family friendly as well as couples friendly. We cannot wait to come back again.

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Nice little trip for all ages. beautiful area love the lookout areas and the Gaston center is awesome. They have a cute gift shop and the staff is very helpful to let you know what's going on in the area and through the park district.

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Thank Donna W
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The museum at the dam is a must see in the area, lots of information on the area. Beautiful exhibits and it is free.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We drover over the dam after dinner tonight and it has very nice easy access views at the overlooks.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We did this by boat. Spent all weekend on the water. Clean and beautiful scenery! Plenty more around the area, sandy beach islands, fishing, boating, water skiing, tubing, etc. Great time.

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