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8 Things You’ll Love at the Beautiful Table Rock Lake

Table Rock Lake is the crown jewel of natural beauty in Branson, with something to do for everyone! Whether you’re spending the day tanning on the shore, or enjoying a dinner and show on the Showboat Branson Belle, Table Rock Lake is a can’t miss spot for locals and visitors alike. Check out our list of the best things to do at the lake!

Swimming

It’s a lake, and big one at that. The water’s clear and cool. Why aren’t you in the water yet?

Fishing

Anglers, grab your tackle box and fishing pole and enjoy the great fishing here! Table Rock Lake is home to largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and more. Whether you’re fishing on shore or on a boat, you’ll enjoy a leisurely fishing outing. Click here for a Table Rock Lake fishing report.

Boating

Grab a kayak, canoe or motorboat and spend the day on the water of the Table Rock Lake. Take in the beautiful Ozark scenery that surrounds the lake, and keep your eyes open for local wildlife! If you’re worried that you’ll run out of water to cruise, think again: the lake spans over 43,000 acres, affording aspiring ship captains plenty to cover. Boat rentals are available through State Park Marina, Indian Point Marina and more.

The Showboat Branson Belle

The Showboat Branson Belle is one of the best attractions in the area, and it happens to be on Table Rock Lake! Not every day do you find a lake that’s home to an exciting dinner and show cruise boat, but that’s exactly what’s in store here. With exciting shows that run year-round and mouthwatering meals, the Showboat Branson Belle take its guests on a cruise they won’t forget! Click here for tickets, show schedule and more.

Water Sports

You can’t hang ten here, but that won’t matter because you can do almost everything else that involves water and fun! Head to State Park Marina where you can rent waverunners, sign up for water skiing lessons, go parasailing, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. Visit stateparkmarina.com for more information.

Camping

Whether you brought a tent or packed up the RV, you can enjoy camping at Table Rock Lake Park. There are two campgrounds at the park, and both are open year round. They include electric and water hook-ups, and are RV accessible. Visit the Table Rock State Park website for more information, including campground maps and reservation details.

Hiking

Need a break from the water? Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails surrounding Table Rock Lake. There are miles of trails nearby, from paved paths to multi-day excursions. Seeing the mountains from the lake is one thing, but getting out into the Ozarks is something completely different (and awesome!). Check out our blog for more information on the best trails to hike in the area.

Biking

Hiking isn’t the only out-of-water activity that you’ll find surrounding the lake. If you’re craving some two-wheeled fun, strap on your helmet and hit the bike trails near Table Rock Lake. The Table Rock Lakeshore Trail is a great choice for a leisurely ride, affording riders great views of the area. Mountain bikers can stay occupied on the White River Valley Trail System where they’ll find over 11 miles of trails and four loops, all varying in difficulty.

Amazing Branson Vacation Rentals

There’s no better place to stay in Branson than in a vacation cabin from Amazing Branson Rentals! Conveniently located only 10 miles from Table Rock Lake, our rental cabins are the perfect place to stay after a day on the lake, and feature great amenities like whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and decks that are perfect for cookouts! Contact us today for reservations and rates, and see for yourself what makes Branson so amazing.