Branson visitors can now get an up close and personal view of Table Rock Lake Dam on a guided walking tour. Visitors will be able to see firsthand what it takes to operate the massive structure on the over 53,000-acre Table Rock Lake. Tours are available Thursday through Sunday from 10am-2pm the month of February, and are available daily from 10am-2pm March through December.
The new Dewey Short Visitor Center on the shores of Table Rock Lake will open by Summer of 2011. The 15,000 square foot visitor’s center will feature an auditorium, gift shop and educational are. The lake itself is also going to be a part of the new experience. The center also includes areas that tell how the dam was constructed as well as provide information about the dam’s inner workings. An exhibit displaying the wildlife found in and around Table Rock Lake is also available.