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Table Rock Dam

See an impressive dam and explore a very popular area in Missouri. Enjoy a great day outdoors fishing, swimming, hiking and sailing.  

The construction of Table Rock Dam on the White River brought significant changes to the Branson area. Visit Table Rock Lake, a great warm-water recreation lake, and the artificial cold-water Lake Taneycomo, which attracts fishermen from around the country. Explore a very famous tourist attraction, with loads of fun activities and interesting spots, including Table Rock State Park, a fish hatchery and the Dewey Short Visitor Center. 

Start with a visit to the dam wall itself and see a striking construction that measures 6,423 feet (1,958 meters) long and rises 252 feet (77 meters) above the riverbed. The name Table Rock comes from Table Rock Mountain, where the dam was originally planned to be built. Although the site was changed because of expected issues with stability, the name was retained. Discover how this spectacular construction created a lake that covers about 43,100 surface acres (17,400 hectares) and has a massive shoreline of 745 miles (1,199 kilometers) in Missouri and Arkansas. 

The small village of Oasis was evacuated to build the dam. Dive in Table Rock Lake with a local diving guide to find the village landmarks that still lie below the surface. You’ll also be able to spot different sunken boats, including a twin-deck riverboat and a 40-foot (12-meter) cruiser.

While you are in Table Rock Dam, be sure to visit Table Rock State Park, next to the dam. Facilities in the park include a campground, a boat launch and a marina, with a café, boat rental and scuba dive shop. Have lunch at the picnic area, go fishing and swimming and discover fun hiking and mountain bike trails.

Drive across Table Rock Dam and visit the Dewey Short Visitor Center. Here you can see interesting displays, watch historical films about the lake and dam in the small theater, buy a souvenir from the gift shop and discover fantastic views.

Visit Table Rock Dam and enjoy a fun area for the whole family. In the evening, enjoy a performance at one of Branson’s more than 50 live theater shows.


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Lodging Near Table Rock Dam

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Chateau On The Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center

Chateau On The Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center

415 North State Highway 265, Branson
4.5
of 5, from 793 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Known as the "Castle in the Ozarks," this resort is set on a wooded hillside overlooking Table Rock Lake, 8 miles from downtown Branson and within 4 miles of the theater strip and Celebration City.

$69
Welk Resorts Branson Hotel

Welk Resorts Branson Hotel

1984 State Highway 165, Branson
4.4
of 5, from 1,439 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Welk Resorts Branson nestles among the trees in the scenic Ozark Mountains, close to Table Rock State Park. The Silver Dollar City theme park and the attractions of Branson can all be reached in under 20 minutes, and it’s less than 20 miles (33 km) to Branson airport.

$60
The Suites at Fall Creek by Diamond Resorts

The Suites at Fall Creek by Diamond Resorts

1 Fall Creek Dr, Branson
4.2
of 5, from 2,722 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Branson condo is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Titanic Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum. The Track and Branson Craft Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Pointe Royale Luxury Condo

Pointe Royale Luxury Condo

175 Avondale Dr, Branson
4.8
of 5, from 20 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in Table Rock, this condo is within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Moonshine Beach, and Branson Craft Mall. New Shanghai Theater and Table Rock Dam are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Stylish Walk-in Pointe Royale Condo for Cozy Fall Escape. Warm~inviting~spacious

Stylish Walk-in Pointe Royale Condo for Cozy Fall Escape. Warm~inviting~spacious

189 Avondale Dr, Branson
4.8
of 5, from 13 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in Table Rock, this condo is within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Moonshine Beach, and Branson Craft Mall. Titanic Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Special! See the Branson X-mas Lights for $69 a Nite Till Jan 1st!

Special! See the Branson X-mas Lights for $69 a Nite Till Jan 1st!

175 Avondale Bldg. 92 Unit 5, Branson
4.8
of 5, from 21 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in Table Rock, this condo is within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Moonshine Beach, and Branson Craft Mall. Titanic Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo at the Pointe

2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo at the Pointe

175 Avondale Dr., Branson
4.9
of 5, from 7 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in Table Rock, this condo is within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Moonshine Beach, and Branson Craft Mall. Titanic Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Screen Porch View-4 Steps-Pointe Royale

Screen Porch View-4 Steps-Pointe Royale

141 The Bluffs, Branson
5.0
of 5, from 6 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Table Rock, this golf condominium resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Moonshine Beach, and Branson Craft Mall. Titanic Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).