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We took the kids here when the came to visit. The lake was high and all the gates on the dam were open. It was quite a site to see. The James A. Gaston Visitor Center offers some souvenirs and more great views. If you...More
I grew up around the bushels area and the damn was always there and is always been a beautiful architectural masterpiece and the views from the Gaston center and on the damn itself are wonderful every Fourth of July thousands of votes come on the...More
The view from the visitor center is wonderful, and is nearly as beautiful as it was many decades ago. It gives a feel for the area as it was before the population exploded. Boating, fishing, swimming and camping are all good ways to experience the...More
The dam is a worthwhile site. It opens Bull Shoals lake into the White River.
The dam releases water to control flooding. What an experience to hear the horn blow. The gates begin to open and to hear the rush of the water going through...More
When we first moved here in 1991 we are totally amazed by the area and have loved it ever since! We take every visitor now to the Gaston Overview area! We love the beauty of the area and the lake etc.!!
We took our granddaughters to the dam. I wanted to show them highlights of places I would visit when I grew up in the area. I'm pretty sure they enjoyed it. I certainly did! Brought back a lot of memories.