The "BIG WATER" of Beaver Lake is known for Arkansas family vacation fun. Bring the boat as Starkey Marina offers day slip rentals or rent a pontoon for swimming adventures in one of Arkansas' purest lakes. Starkey Marina is located just 12 miles from Eureka Springs, AR
Beaver Lake and Starkey Marina are located adjacent to Eureka Springs, Arkansas in the area known as Eureka Springs West. Just 12 miles from Downtown Eureka Springs, The launch of White River floats and the "BIG WATER" of Beaver Lake are found near Dam Site Park and are the most frequented area beaches.
DAM SITE PARK
Beaver Lake is the centerpiece of Northwest Arkansas Tourism.
With 487 miles of shoreline highlighted by limestone bluffs, Beaver Lake offers a world of recreational opportunities. Cabins, resorts and other lodging ring the lake. The resort destination of Eureka Springs is less than 13 miles from the dam site with abundant lodging, dining, evening entertainment, and campgrounds are also available in good number.
Beaver Lake has given up several 40-pound-plus state-record stripers. One prime hot spot encompasses the huge flats near where the White River and War Eagle Creek join in the upper portion of the lake. The main river channel averages around 60 to 65 feet deep through this area, but is surrounded by flats that average from 10 to 30 feet in depth. Beaver Lake's spring stripers always can be found somewhere in this vicinity.
For recreation, visit Eureka Springs' Starkey Marina - www.StarkeyMarina.com
Beaver Lake in Eureka Springs West offers a wide variety of activities ranging from sightseeing with the Belle of The Ozarks, striper fishing, stand up paddleboards, eagle watching, floating, sailing, scuba diving, swimming and camping at many Corps of Engineers campsites. Close to Eureka Springs.