This 45,500-acre giant spans the Missouri-Arkansas state line, with about 16,400 acres on the Missouri side. Known for its bass fishing, Bull Shoals also has many other species to challenge the angler. Set amid the forested Ozark hills, the lake also offers a wide range of water sports, including scuba diving. Boat ramps and campgrounds are plentiful, especially at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public-use areas, and some offer public beaches. Lodging available in the nearby small communities.
(Berryville) Bull Shoals Caverns
(Bull Shoals) Bull Shoals Caverns
(Bull Shoals) Bull Shoals Dam
(Theodosia) Bull Shoals Lake
(Bull Shoals) Bull Shoals Lake
(Dogpatch) Mystic Caverns
04/13 Coming to The Theodosia area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.