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Lake Taneycomo in Branson, MO

100 Branson Landing Blvd Branson, MO 65616
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4/12/2024 - 12/31/2024
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Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Ozarks in Branson, Missouri, Lake Taneycomo ranks as one of the premier freshwater lakes in the United States. Known for its trout-filled waters and spectacular sightseeing, this idyllic lake is a recreational paradise that attracts anglers, nature lovers, and vacationers from across the globe. Spanning from Branson to the Powersite Dam in Forsyth, its unique position and features make Lake Taneycomo seem more like a river than a typical lake, providing a distinct outdoor adventure for everyone who visits.

Lake Taneycomo owes its existence to the completion of the Ozark Beach Dam near Powersite, in Taney County, in 1913. However, its transformation into a cold-water lake occurred in the 1950s, following the construction of Table Rock Dam which brought colder waters into the mix. With an area of 2050 acres and possessing rich biodiversity, it has since evolved into a favored destination for year-round fishing and boating.

The lake's biggest highlight is undoubtedly its exceptional trout fishery. Both rainbow and brown trout thrive in the cold, clear waters of the lake, making it an angler's dream spot. Local guides and outfitters are available to help anglers of all experience levels reel in a big one, while marinas along the lake provide boat rentals and other accommodations for those looking to explore the waters. For sightseers, the scenic spectacle of foggy mornings, vibrant sunsets, and rich wildlife, including bald eagles circling the sky, make for mesmerizing spectacles.

Beyond its natural wonders, Lake Taneycomo offers its visitors an array of outdoor activities to engage in. Several kilometers of hiking trails wind along the lakeside and through the surrounding forest, offering a tranquil retreat for nature lovers. Parks surrounding the lake host picnic areas, playgrounds, campgrounds, and birdwatching spots. For an unrivaled view, the nearby Branson Landing promises a beautiful perspective of the lake while offering shopping and dining options. And for history buffs, the old downtown of Branson alongside the lake provides a peek into the region's past.

In conclusion, Lake Taneycomo is a jewel in the heart of the Ozarks, offering an all-season retreat filled with natural beauty, thrilling fishing, serene hiking paths, and a haven for wildlife spotting. Whether you are an angler hoping for that prize catch, a nature enthusiast looking to lose yourself amongst woodland trails, or a history lover keen to explore Branson's past, a trip to Lake Taneycomo truly offers something for everyone, making it a must-visit destination.

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