warm weather arrives, those who love water sports head
toward the lake at their first opportunity. Lake Norfork's
30,700 acres (at its highest level) extend through three
counties within and near the Mountain Home Area: Baxter
and Fulton Counties in Arkansas and Ozark County in Missouri.
spanning Lake Norfork allow travelers on Highway 101 and
Highway 412/62 to see a magnificent view of Lake Norfork.
Norfork is a playground for all action-packed water sports.
is the peak time for water sports, fishing and boating
continue year 'round.
major recreation center, Lake Norfork supports over a dozen
developed Corps of Engineers-managed parks. Many contain
camping and picnic areas complete with tables, grills,
pavilions, electricity, easy-access boat launching ramps,
and nature trails.
on Lake Norfork sell and rent supplies for all water sports
including boating, water skiing, and scuba diving. Nearby
visitors to be "on the lake" in just minutes.
Guided fishing trips can be booked through most resorts
anglers can expect to catch almost any species of the bass
family, walleye, crappie, and bream, Lake Norfork is best
known for its lunker striped bass fishing. No closed fishing
season, mild winters, and an annual stocking program foster
year 'round fishing.
level of Lake Norfork is controlled through a massive concrete
dam. Located near the small town of Norfork, the dam releases
water into the river.