Beaver Lake | Hobbs State Park | Eureka Springs Arkansas

Beaver Lake

With nearly 487 miles of natural shoreline and 28,400 surface acres, Beaver Lake offers exciting recreational choices for outdoor enthusiasts of any age. Beaver Lake is a nature lover’s delight during all seasons. Soaring limestone bluffs, natural crevices, an abundance of trees species and flowering shrubs, and a diversity of wildlife and birds provide camera buffs, hikers, and nature lovers hours of enjoyment all through the year.

Crystal clear waters attract boaters, campers, fisherman, and scuba divers. Naturalists and hunters can enjoy the public lands adjoining the lake, as well as the Hobbs State Park Conservation Area, which covers 12,055 acres along the southern shores of Beaver Lake; as well as the newly purchased Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area, which covers 1,375 acres along the northern shores in the Indian Creek Arm.

Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake Fishing

Beaver Lake offers striper, smallmouth and largemouth bass fishing, along with plentiful supplies of crappie, bream, white bass, channel and spoonbill catfish. For the serious angler looking for some fast paced action November is the month for plentiful striped bass. Generally the north end of the Beaver Lake will offer clear water whereas the fishing on the southern end of the lake will be dingier. This Arkansas lake has provided numerous 40-pound-plus state-record stripers. During the spring one of the hot spots for stripers is the in the flats near the conjunction of the Ware Eagle and White River in the upper end of the lake.

Beaver Lake Attractions

For the visitors of of this great lake there is a great many options to explore in the vicinity. Eureka Springs is nearby and offers many fun things to including the famous spas, historic tram tours, haunted house tours, and many musical events. You can also head just west into the Bentonville-Rogers-Fayetteville stretch and find just about anything you can think of for dining and entertainment. This is one of the fastest growing areas in the country with one of the lowest unemployment rates as well. Fayetteville is home to the Arkansas State University Razorbacks.