Famous for its world-class trout fishing, Bull Shoals–White River State Park lies along the shores of both Bull Shoals Lake and the White River. Its 15,744-square-foot state-of-the-art visitor exhibit hall and theater is set high above the Bull Shoals Dam. It shares the history of the area and tells fishing stories from these waters.
White River and Bull Shoals Lake form one of the nations finest fishing and boating combinations. The White River is renowned as mid-Americas premier trout stream, famous for its record rainbow and brown trout. Bull Shoals Dam forms Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas largest lake with 45,440 acres of waters stretching along Arkansas’s northern border and into southern Missouri. Anglers are drawn to the lake’s catches of lunker bass, catfish, crappie, and bream. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy boating and swimming in these clear open waters.
Park Facilities include picnic areas, standard pavilions, playgrounds, hiking trails, and a multi-use trail. The riverside Bull Shoals–White River State Park marina and store offer boat rentals, bait, tackle, and supplies. Besides being the state’s premier park for trout fishing, the park also offers great hiking and mountain biking. Interpretive programs include campfire-cooking demonstrations, trout fishing workshops, and nature walks.
Bull Shoals–White River State Park is also a popular camping destination that features 113 campsites (63 class AAA, 30 Class B, and 20 tent sites with no hook ups) plus three Rent-An-RV sites. Campground is open all year. Reserve a campsite
A complete list of services and amenities within Bull Shoals–White River State Park includes: Amphitheater, Aquarium Display, Bath House, Bicycling, Bird Watching, Boat Launch Ramp, Boating, Canoeing, Boating, Kayaking, Boating, Power, Canoe Rental, Boat Dock, Dump station, Emergency Services, Fire Rings, First Aid Supplies, Fishing, Grills, Hiking, Horseshoes, Interpretive Center, Marina, Meeting Space, Nature Center, Pavilion, Picnic Area, Picnic Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Playground, History, Nature and Recreational Programs, Boat, Canoe, Kayak and Fishing Equipment Rentals, Store, Visitor Center, Volleyball, Wildflower and Wildlife Viewing.
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Jan. 1-May 17: 8:00am-5:00pm
May 18-Sept 1: 8:00am- 8:00pm
Sept 2-Dec. 31: 8:00am-5:00pmAttraction Facilities:
- Boat Ramps
- Dump Station
- Picnic Sites
- Swim Beach
- Visitor Center
- Education Programs
- Jet Skiing
- Ranger Programs
- Special Events
- Water Skiing
- Local Points of InterestLocal RV Parks:Local Restaurants:
Beacon Point Restaurant, Gaston's Restaurant, Anthonee's Kitchen & Italian RestaurantLocal Shopping:
Big Red's Bait & Tackle, PGW Collectibles, Lakeview Auto Repair