How to Experience 8 of the Best Beaver Lake Activities

Nestled in the Ozark Highlands between Eureka Springs and Rogers, Arkansas, Beaver Lake offers 28,000 acres of crystal clear waters that captivate fishermen, watersports enthusiasts, nature lovers, and those just seeking a peaceful retreat. No matter how you choose to spend your time on Beaver Lake, you’ll be delighted by its stunning natural beauty and serene ambiance. Here are eight of the best ways to experience Beaver Lake!

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8 of the Best Beaver Lake Activities

1. Kayaking

There’s no better way to enjoy a quiet sunrise on the water than by kayak. At Beaver Lake Cottages, you can glide effortlessly through the water on complimentary kayaks on site!

2. Fishing

Beaver Lake offers some of the area’s best fishing. You’ll find an abundance of Striper, Bass, and Trout in the lake! Bring your own fishing poles and test the waters for yourself or have an expert guide show you the ropes.  

3. Swimming

For the most relaxing Beaver Lake activity that requires nothing but a swimsuit, simply hop in the clear waters and enjoy a refreshing swim! Beaver Lake is among the cleanest water in the state.

4. Catamaran Sailing

Whether you’re an experienced sailor or have only admired peaceful sailboats from afar, sailing a Catamaran on Beaver Lake is a delightful activity. At Beaver Lake Cottages, you can rent a lovely sailboat for $50/hour. No experience is required!

5. Stand-Up Paddle Boards

Although balancing on a moving board in the water may sound difficult, most people find it easier than they thought! During your stay at Beaver Lake Cottages, enjoy complimentary paddle boards for two. There’s no better way to explore the hidden nooks of the lake!

6. Pontoon Boating

One of the area’s favorite pastimes, pontoon boating provides the best opportunity for sightseeing, catching rays, and enjoying a nice breeze. Boat over to the marina for a delicious meal or explore the many islands dotted through the lake. At Beaver Lake Cottages, we offer onsite Pontoon boat rentals!  

7. Scuba Diving

The crystal clear waters are perhaps best explored from down below. If you’re an experienced diver, you can explore the underwater town of Monte Ne that was submerged beneath the lake after the creation of Beaver Lake Dam.

8. Watching the Sunset

Without stepping foot from your cozy cabin, you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Beaver Lake! Nestled right on the edge of the water, each of our glass front cabins features stunning lake views. Relax on the deck with a glass of wine or enjoy your morning coffee while overlooking the shimmering water.

Book your Stay at Beaver Lake Cottages

There’s no better place to enjoy the best Beaver Lake activities than in our relaxing accommodations! Aside from instant access to the lake, stunning views, and onsite water activities, you’ll enjoy a range of luxurious amenities during your stay. From Sleep Number king-sized beds to Jacuzzi tubs for two, there’s no better place to unwind after a day on the water.

Check availability of all our accommodations now and book your perfect stay today! We can’t wait to host you on the perfect Beaver Lake getaway.