Lakeview, Arkansas
Welcome to Lakeview, Arkansas
Lakeview, Arkansas
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Welcome to Lakeview - "Paradise of the Ozarks"

Lakeview, population approximately 800, is located in north central Arkansas, about twelve miles south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line. It is primarily a retirement and vacation center with an economy based on the tourism industry. Lakeview borders Bull Shoals Lake and also shares a shoreline with the world famous trout stream, the White River.

Lakeview, Arkansas

The water, of course, is a hub of activity for the people of Lakeview. Boating in clean waters, excellent fishing, swimming and camping are some of the reasons people flock to Lakeview. It is a pleasant town, complete with vacation attractions focusing on the natural environment and the land's features and history.

Lakeview History: A Look Back: How Lakeview Came To Be "The Best Town By A Dam Site" article - Click Here To View

Eagle Awareness
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Each winter across the state, numerous state parks, as well as private businesses, offer guided trips for eagle viewing. Trips include hikes, lake tours and some van tours. All take bird watchers within easy viewing distance of our national symbol. Call ahead about events to ensure availability and confirm dates.

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Lakeview
Bull Shoals Lake and White River tailwater areas below Bull Shoals Dam play host to more than 100 bald eagles migrating to and through this prime eagle wintering ground. See eagles, hawks, owls, and other birds of prey in the wild. Activities include eagle-spotting lake tours, guided bird walks, guest speakers, and a visit with a live mature bald eagle and other birds of prey.

Bull Shoals State Park Gets a New Name

Arkansas' popular camping and fishing state park in north central Arkansas near Lakeview has a new name. Bull Shoals State Park is now officially named Bull Shoals-White River State Park. Since this park offers visitors access to one of the nation's finest fishing and boating combinations, the renowned White River and Bull Shoals Lake, the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission felt the park should recognize both these waters in its name.

One of mid-America's premier trout streams, the White River is famous for record rainbow and brown trout. A dam on the river forms 45,440-acre Bull Shoals Lake, popular for its lunker bass, crappie, catfish and trout fishing. Situated below the dam, Bull Shoals-White River State Park stretches along both the lakeshore and riverside.

It's a new name for this state park, but it's the same spectacular setting in the scenic Ozark Mountains where the White River and Bull Shoals Lake meet at Bull Shoals Dam. Come discover why this state park has long been an Arkansas favorite.

Location
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Lakeview, Arkansas
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Distance
Chicago
566 miles NE
Dallas
480 miles SW
Kansas City
288 miles NW
Little Rock
170 miles S
Memphis
211 miles SE
St. Louis
273 miles NE
Tulsa 
224 miles W
Wichita
399 miles W
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of the area from South Shore.

Lakeview's terrain is heavily wooded on rolling hills. Nearest interstate highways are Interstate 44 (135 miles north) and Interstate 40 (125 miles south).

A nearby  north-south, highly-traveled route is U.S. Highway 65 from Des Moines, Iowa, to Natchez, Miss., through Little Rock, Ark., Branson and Springfield, Mo. U.S. Highway 65 is 45 miles west of Lakeview.
 

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