BIG BAY RECREATON AREA, MO

Big Bay Recreation Area is located on the shores of beautiful Table Rock Lake, a premier vacation spot in the Ozarks. The facility offers picnicking, boating, fishing and more.Vegetation is maintained to sustain the natural environment. The lake is visible from most areas.Big Bay ...
Status: Open through Sat Sep 27 2014   Season Dates

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No drinking water is available; visitors must bring their own.

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BIG BAY STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 25 Back-In
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BIG BAY STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Big Bay Recreation Area is located on the shores of beautiful Table Rock Lake, a premier vacation spot in the Ozarks. The facility offers picnicking, boating, fishing and more.

Natural Features:

Vegetation is maintained to sustain the natural environment. The lake is visible from most areas.

Recreation:

Big Bay Recreation Area is situated on the Big Creek arm of 53,000-acre Table Rock Lake. Visitors enjoy a variety of water activities, including boating, swimming and fishing. The clear waters are home to several species fish, including bass, sunfish, catfish, crappie and other game species.

Facilities:

The recreation area offers several picnic tables with grills. Toilets are provided. There is no drinking water available at this facility.

Nearby Attractions:

The recreation area is 30 miles from Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and 40 miles from Branson and Silver Dollar City, Missouri.

Booking Window

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Wed Aug 27 2014 - Mon Feb 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Mon Aug 25 2014 - Mon Feb 23 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sun May 11 2014 Mon Sep 08 2014
Walk In Tue Sep 09 2014 Sat Sep 27 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Lake Access
  • Lantern Posts
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Skiing
  • Waterfront Sites
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Basketball Courts
  • Beach
  • Berry Picking
  • Birding
  • Firewood
  • Fuel Available
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marina
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Courts
  • Trailheads
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 11 2014 -
Sep 08 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $10.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00
Walk In Season
Sep 09 2014 -
Sep 27 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $10.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.61944, -93.56639
36°37'10"N, 93°33'59"W

From Shell Knob, take Highway 39 to Highway YY. Drive east on Highway YY for about 3 miles to junction of YY-1 and Big Bay Road. Turn left (north) on Big Bay Road and continue down the hill, curve to the right, through the gate and follow the road into the recreation area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BIG BAY RECREATON AREA

  MO 

Phone Number:

Information:  (417)683-4428
Additional Information