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Table Rock Lake
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Rock Lake was formed in 1958 when the White River Valley
Table Rock Dam, built as part of the Flood Waters
Control Acts of 1938 and 1941, was the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers' effort to bring electricity to rural southern
Missouri and northern Arkansas. It's one of four dams on
the White River; the only one of them in Missouri.
lake rings the Ozark mountain town (and country-music mecca)
of Branson, Missouri. Located 35 miles south of Springfield
on U.S. Highway 65.
of the 43,000-acre lake, with its more than 745 miles of
shoreline, is easily accessed by car.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Dewey Short Visitors Center
beach offers the widest variety of diving from shore at
the lake. Located between the 242-foot-tall Table Rock Dam
and the Visitors Center building, water depths vary from
20 feet to more than 180, and the bottom is rock and silt.
the valley was flooded, the small town of Oasis, Missouri
was submerged. The town still sits under about 100 feet
of water. Advanced divers can float down Main Street to
the town's small wooden church, which, although deteriorating
after decades underwater, offers wreck diving of a different
a day of scuba, divers can explore the Visitors Center,
the trout hatchery, the state park, or ride the Ducks, amphibious
vehicles that offer guided tours of the Branson area and
the lake (as seen to the left).
rentals are available at the State Park Marina, and fishermen
may fly-fish for trout in adjoining Lake Taneycomo, in the
cold waters of the Table Rock Dam spillway. Nashville-style
variety shows are scheduled virtually nonstop in Branson
for those so inclined.
Attractions: submerged town of Oasis, The Church, The Enchanted
Forest, Zubulon Pike (twin-deck paddleboat), 40-foot cruiser.
Distance: 4 hours (250 miles)
Amenities: restaurants, campgrounds, motels, and the city
of Branson are all located within a couple of miles
Max Depth: 180'
Water Temp: 60s (winter) / 80s (summer)
to Table Rock Lake:
From Y-kiki Divers, take Olive Blvd. east to I-270 South
Take I-270 South to I-44 West to Springfield, MO
Turn off of I-44 onto Highway 65 South
State Park Marina:
Take Highway 65 past Branson, over Lake Taneycomo
and look for 165
Turn right onto 165
165 and 265 merge near the lake
State Park Marina will be on your left, near the
Rock Lane Resort:
Turn off of Highway 65 onto 465 to avoid the traffic
Turn right onto 76
Make a right onto Indian Point Road
The entrance to Rock Lane Resort will be on your
There are multiple lodging choices in Branson. Check out
for the area's visitors guide.
Table Rock Inn Get
5631 State Hwy. 165
1 1/2 miles south of Table Rock Dam on 165 Hwy.
Branson, MO 65616
417-334-4965 / (800) 234-5890
Parkview Lodge Get
5477 State Hwy. 165
1 mile south of Table Rock Dam on 165 Hwy.
(417) 334-4041 / (888) 727-5883
Fall Creek Inn & Suites
995 State Highway 165
2 miles north of Table Rock Dam on 165 Hwy.
Branson, MO 65616