Water enthusiasts all over Missouri and neighboring states constantly gather in the Ozarks to experience not just the spectacular live shows, top tourist attractions, home style food and shopping centers Branson is famous for. Settled in the Midwest are Branson lakes patronized by a tourist who wants to simply relax and vacationers who enjoy the rush of water rides.
The best of the lakes all over Missouri, Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo and Bull Shoals Lake offer you the chance to have the best of both worlds. All conveniently located just minutes away from the frenzied energy of Branson fun, you can enjoy the serenity of the calm, crystal blue waters when all you have to do is walk through the shoreline to join the herd of people going to shows, theme parks or mall outlets. Famous for bass and trout fishing, boating, lake cruising, swimming and more thrilling water sports such as parasailing, kayaking and water skiing you'll find these three lakes always teeming with visitors.
Water skiing is enjoyed by many water sports fanatic for the breathtaking ride that is skimming through the water surface being pulled off by a boat running at 20-40 miles per hour, depending of course on your level of experience. If you're a beginner you will have to start at 30-40 miles per hour, for Solomon skiers (more advanced) 30-35 miles per hour is advisable. But if you are a very advance skier, you can go barefooting at 40 miles per hour at Branson Lakes.
A natural habitat for bass, the cold crystal blue waters of Table Rock Lake is surrounded by commercial marinas that offer boat rentals and water rides. Contracted by the US Army Corps of Engineers as a reservoir, Table Rock Lake has become a true Gem of the Ozarks. Table Rock Lake is 52, 300 acres of pristine water with an 857 mile shoreline. If safety is your first concern, this lake is always patrolled.
Lake Taneycomo on the other hand is more noted for trout fishing even in the winter season. Brown and rainbow colored trout from the Shepherd of the Hills Trout Hatchery found the perfect habitat in the cold waters. Named after the county it is situated, Taney County, Missouri, this Branson Lake offers a collection of entertaining activities such as hiking, sightseeing and hunting.
Bull Shoals Lake boasts a rugged undeveloped 1050 miles of shoreline. Up to these days, the lake is still controlled by the US Army Corps of Engineers but you are always to delight in its cool waters. Variety of fish that are not very evasive to the bait has made Bulls Shoals Lake a prime Midwestern Fishery.
Cradled in the arms of the Ozark Mountains, the pristine waters and the beauty of these three lakes are proof that human and nature can work together. See a spectacular view of Branson at the speed of miles per hour, feel the blast of lake breeze and enjoy the thrill of the water ski ride at Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo and Bull Shoals Lake. Don't worry about not being able to do water ski in all three lakes in your vacation for you can come back anytime. So the next time you visit Branson, take a day off from live shows, attractions, shops and restaurants and embrace the relaxing as well as thrilling water ski adventure at Branson Lakes.