Destination guide

Bucolic Arkansas in Beaver Lake

It's a pretty moment when the Ozark plateaus give way to the glimmering waters of Beaver Lake. Just east of Rogers and Springdale, they wiggle into the mountains with cliff-ringed bays and jetty-poked inlets. Wholesome enjoyments fill the days between the white oak and pine trees there, whether that means lazy fishing sessions or wild-water swimming sessions. Hiking and camping are also popular pursuits up in the rustic reaches of northern Arkansas, or you could just book one of the luxury Beaver Lake vacation rentals to while away those country hours in style.

Things to do

Big cats and woodlands around Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake vacation rentals are surrounded by enticing parks and sanctuaries that are perfect for entertaining the whole family. Those who love the great outdoors might want to lace up the boots and hit the trails of the Hobbs State Park, home of the historic Van Winkle Trail and its creaking mills. Animal lovers won't want to miss the Turpentine Creek Refuge. That's got a menagerie of exotic cats both big and small. Glimpses of tigers, bobcats, leopards and even grizzly bears are possible there.


Making a catch on Beaver Lake

Hefty populations of hybrid striped bass and northern pike make Beaver Lake one of the sport fishing hotspots of Arkansas. There are tournaments for the best catches here, and loads of outfitters offering charter trips to seek prize finds across the water. If you're not into fishing, then the Ozark outdoors herald a different treasure trove of adventure. Deep tunnels at the War Eagle Cavern have easy-going spelunking tours, hiking is plentiful in the wooded state parks, and there are countless campsites around the banks.


Bag the best weather in Beaver Lake

Like all the lakes of the Ozark Mountains, Beaver Lake is a summertime hotspot. The seasons starts rolling around late May, when vacationers flock to the campgrounds and timber-clad cabins to get away from the heat of the big cities. It doesn't really wind down again until September, although Beaver Lake vacation rentals will be in most demand during the hottest months of June, July and August _ expect dry, warm days that are great for hiking and fishing throughout.

Natural features

Ozark beauty in Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake spreads out from the Beaver Dam, which crosses the White River just outside of Eureka Springs. The reservoir is a long, snaking body of water that fills up the rock-ribbed valleys of the Ozark range. It's surrounded by pine and oak forests that cluster all over the hills of the Hobbs State Park and filter around the inlets. There are some sandy beaches and bank-side fields to relax on during the summer, and plenty of jetties that have swimming spots. For real American wilds, the Ozark National Forest beckons with its primeval woods and bears to the south.

Where to stay around Beaver Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 520 vacation rentals near Beaver Lake. From 171 Cabins to 270 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Beaver Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Beaver Lake?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Beaver Lake. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Eureka Springs: 511 vacation rentals
  • Table Rock Lake: 2,316 vacation rentals
  • Missouri: 5,337 vacation rentals
  • Fayetteville: 200 vacation rentals
  • Bella Vista: 268 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Beaver Lake! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Beaver Lake?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Beaver Lake:

  • Eureka Springs: 511 rentals
  • Fayetteville: 200 rentals
  • Bella Vista: 268 rentals
  • Bentonville: 247 rentals
  • Shell Knob: 2,009 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Beaver Lake?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Beaver Lake are:

  • NW Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA): 414 vacation rentals
  • Drake Field (FYV): 183 vacation rentals
  • Rogers, AR (ROG-Rogers Municipal-Carter Field): 500 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Beaver Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Beaver Lake. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Roaring River State Park: 483 rentals
  • University of Arkansas-Fayetteville: 204 rentals
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: 403 rentals
  • Christ of the Ozarks: 561 rentals
  • Northwest Arkansas Mall: 316 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beaver Lake listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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