What to do in Bull Shoals State Park

Bull Shoals State Park features 105 tent, trailer and RV campsites along the river. Park facilities include picnic areas, standard pavilions, playgrounds and trails. A trout dock offers boat, motor and canoe rentals, supplies and equipment, and gifts.

In the Ozark Mountains, you'll discover one of the nation's finest fishing and boating combinations: the White River and Bull Shoals Lake. The two form a much-touted "fishing paradise." The White River, one of mid-America's premier trout streams, is famous for record rainbow and brown trout. A dam forms the 45,440-acre lake where anglers enjoy lunker bass, trout, catfish, crappie and bream-filled waters.

Recreation
Bull Shoals State Park offers access to the White River, one of mid-America's premier trout streams which is famous for record rainbow and brown trout. A dam forms the 45,440-acre lake where anglers enjoy lunker bass, trout, catfish, crappie and bream-filled waters. Visitors should enjoy the fishing and boating opportunities and camping, picnicking, and hiking activities.

Location
Bull Shoals State Park is located along Bull Shoals Lake in the Ozark Mountains Region of northwestern Arkansas. To reach the park, travel from Mountain Home six miles north on Arkansas Hwy. 5 , then go eight miles west on Arkansas Hwy. 178 to the park.

Climate
Arkansas has a temperate climate with the coldest temperatures near freezing during December, January and February. Daytime highs for these months usually reach 55 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures are very mild with lows dipping to 44 degrees F and highs reaching 70 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees F. June and September average temperatures usually reach into the mid-eighties. Spring and winter months are the wettest of the year.

Address
129 Bull Shoals Park
Lakeview, AR 72642

Phone: 870-431-5521

Email: bullshoals@arkansas.com
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