Camping, hiking, fishing and swimming are some of the great hobbies a lot of people find to be a fun thing to do because of the comfort and the peace of mind these activities brings to them and these hobbies allows them to bond with their families and friends as well. So, if you are one of the many individuals who love to do these kinds of activities, then, you may try to visit a perfectly man-made reservoir named Beaver Lake located in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas.
Originally, the Beaver Lake was previously a dam that was built to control the flood, to provide supply of water, and to generate hydroelectric power in the area and, over time, the dam became a tourist attraction and became a popular leisure haven in Northwest Arkansas because of the natural landscapes of the lake.
The waters of the lake measure to be around 28,000 acres which makes it a great body of water for fishing and catching large and small fishes. In addition to that, the evergreen forest and hardwood surroundings around provides a great habitat or home to different wildlife species. Some of the wildlife that hunters get to hunt in this area are deer, rabbits, and squirrels
In this lake, you will get to appreciate the beauty of nature because of its natural caves, flowering shrubs, and variety of trees which is perfect during all seasons. Aside from those attractions, there are also a number of activities that you can do in the lake such as fishing, hiking, boating, wildlife viewing, and the area also features a playground park for those individuals who are very fond of sports and other recreational activities.
Moreover, visiting the lake for a day tour will be very fun as well especially once you get to experience and appreciate the attractions that are prepared in the area such as the Dam Site Campground, the Dam Site River, the Hickory Creek Park, the Indian Creek Campground, the Prairie Creek, the Horseshoe Bend, and a lot more. Surely, there will never be a dull moment during your stay at Beaver Lake because of the plenty fun and exciting things that you can do and try there.
You will not have to worry about your supplies during your stay here as well because you can find a number of marinas around the lake that offers fuels, groceries, boat rentals, fishing and camping supplies, and storage that you will surely need to have during to stay.
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