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Bull Shoals Dam

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Address: Mountain Home, AR
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870-445-3629
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This is one of those places that we always take our friends and family when they come to visit. The Center about the Dam has wonderful exhibits and a movie showing the development... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Donna Z
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places that we always take our friends and family when they come to visit. The Center about the Dam has wonderful exhibits and a movie showing the development of the area. The views are spectacular from the viewing deck, with plenty of chairs to sit back and relax. Great for the very young and elderly... More 

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hollister
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice visitor center for folks who enjoy history. Clean informitive plenty of parking and open all year.

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Visitor Center is a beautiful building that overlooks Bull Shoals lake on the left and the White River on the right. it is spectacular. Walking through the door immediately puts you into another time and place. Great interactive displays and replicas of Indians and early settlers. Fish from the lake and river are displayed. In the small theater there... More 

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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the most beautiful visitor's center that we have seen. It is lovely to look at and very informative on the inside. It has a look out area to view Bull Shoals Lake as well as the White River. It has a 25 minute video that runs on the hour and half-hour that is delightful. You can... More 

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Kansas
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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.

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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 each gate. The visitor's center provides the history. The facility is a beautiful structure. It... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank LGSchn
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.!!

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Thank Eric S
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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!!!

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Carroll, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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.

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