Are you looking for fun new ways to escape the summer heat? A trip to Eureka Springs has precisely what you’re looking for, including fun-filled days boating on Beaver Lake, Arkansas. Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is a massive 28,000-acre manmade reservoir nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains and just a short drive away from downtown Eureka Springs.
Beaver Lake, Arkansas, isn’t the only great way to escape the heat while you’re visiting our Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast, either. There are plenty of great rivers to see, not to mention the waters at Lake Leatherwood City Park and even underground in various local caverns and caves.
There are so many great things to do in Eureka Springs, but before you can get out there and enjoy it, you’ll need to book a room at our #1-rated Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast. We offer welcoming accommodations with the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern conveniences, and we’re located a short block away from downtown Eureka Springs. Everything you need is right here. Book your room at our Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast today!
Spend a day on Beaver Lake, Arkansas
Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is formed by a dam across the White River and is surrounded by towering limestone bluffs, natural caves, and beautiful scenery. There are more than 450 miles of shoreline accessible on Beaver Lake, Arkansas, which makes it an excellent place for boating, fishing, paddling, and enjoying the summer sun.
The waters of Beaver Lake, Arkansas, are stunningly clear, bright blue, and world-renowned for their excellent bass fishing. Aside from that, Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is a great place for recreational boating, scuba diving, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, swimming, and picnicking. In short, it’s a fabulous place to spend a relaxing summer afternoon.
There are several nearby marinas if you’re looking to rent a boat to enjoy time on Beaver Lake, Arkansas. They include Lost Bridge Marina in Garfield, near Lost Bridge Park and the Beaver Lake Loop Trail, and Starkey Marina, located at Starkey Park in Eureka Springs.
Lost Bridge Marina offers full and half-day rentals that include various options, including pontoon boat rentals, ski boat rentals, and high-performance pontoon rentals. Starkey Marina also provides a variety of pontoon boat rentals, meaning an afternoon of fun is at your fingertips on Beaver Lake, Arkansas!
You can also kayak or canoe on Beaver Lake, Arkansas. Popular starting destinations include Beaver Lake Dam Park and Hogscald Hollow.
More Paddling in Eureka Springs
Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is a beautiful destination for fishing and boating, but it’s not the only way to get out on the water in Eureka Springs. If you’re looking for a calm day of kayaking or paddleboarding, we recommend you head to Lake Leatherwood City Park. The lake at Lake Leatherwood City Park is 85 acres, spring-fed, and a wonderful place to spend a quiet afternoon paddling.
Aside from afternoons at Lake Leatherwood, we recommend taking one of the fantastic Float Eureka trips. Float Eureka is a stand-up paddleboard, kayak, and canoe outfitter in Eureka Springs. Not only do they rent equipment for fun adventures in the summer, but they also offer guided trips on the beautiful White River near Beaver Lake, Arkansas.
The White River is just 15 minutes away from Eureka Springs and offers plenty of incredible scenery and wildlife, not to mention excellent trout fishing. The guided trips with Float Eureka start at the boat ramp just below Beaver Dam and end at Houseman Access. They last approximately 4 hours and include transportation to and from downtown Eureka Springs.
If these two fantastic options still don’t offer you enough time on the water, you can consider heading to the 800 gorgeous shoreline miles of Table Rock Lake, the magnificent Kings River, which is about an hour south of Eureka Springs, or the incredible Buffalo National River, also about an hour from Eureka Springs.
From Beaver Lake, Arkansas, to the Buffalo National River, water is truly everywhere here in the scenic Ozark Mountains – and it offers us some excellent recreational opportunities each summer. If you’re ready to have some fun in the sun, book a room at our Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast, and get ready to go boating on Beaver Lake, Arkansas, with us!